Mängel beim Selbstschutz von Antiviren-Softwar

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Nur 2 von 32 getesteten Antivirus-Produkten setzen eigentlich selbstverständliche Schutztechniken wie DEP und ASLR auch wirklich konsequent ein, stellte das deutsche Testlabor AV-Test fest. Das Antiviren-Testlabor AV-Test hat untersucht, wie konsequent die Hersteller von Antiviren-Software etablierte Techniken nutzen, um ihre Antiviren-Software vor Angriffen durch Sicherheitslücken zu schützen. Die Ergebnisse sind keinswegs zufriedenstellend: Etwa die Hälfte […]

Adobe Releases Emergency Flash Player Update to Address Critical Vulnerability

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Adobe has rolled-out an urgent out-of-band update for a critical remote code-execution vulnerability in its popularFlash Player that is currently being exploited by hackers. The critical vulnerability (CVE 2014-8439) in Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux was originally mitigated more than a month ago in October 14, 2014 patch release, but a French researcher […]

Regin malware is the work of Western intelligence agencies, claims Kaspersky

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THE REGIN TROJAN, which has been described as one of the “most sophisticated pieces of malware ever created” is the work of Western intelligence agencies, further research by security Kaspersky has claimed. First uncovered and named by Symantec, the malware, dubbed a “top-tier espionage tool”, doesn’t seem to have infected any of the so-called ‘Five […]