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  • Microsoft Helps Adobe Block PDF Zero-Day Exploit
    By on September 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    CWmike writes “Microsoft has urged Windows users to block ongoing attacks against Adobe’s popular PDF viewer by deploying one of Microsoft’s enterprise tools. Adobe echoed Microsoft’s advice, saying the Enhanced Migration Experience Toolkit (EMET) would stymie attacks targeting Reader and Acrobat. Called ‘scary’ and ‘clever,’ the in-the-wild exploit went public last week when security researcher Mila Parkour reported it to Adobe after analyzing a (more…)

  • New Honeypot Mimics the Web Vulnerabilities Hackers Exploit
    By on November 1, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A new open-source Honeynet Project tool toys with attackers by dynamically emulating apps with the types of bugs they’re looking for. This next-generation Web server honeypot project poses as Web servers with thousands of vulnerabilities in order to gather firsthand data from real attacks targeting websites.