The results of the first day of the traditional Pwn2Own hacking contest at the CanSecWest Conference currently taking place in Vancouver are in, and the losers are Adobe, Microsoft and Mozilla.
Adobe has released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability affecting Flash Player for Windows, Linux and OS X, the exploitation of which can result in an attacker gaining remote control of the victims' systems.
A clever malware distribution campaign is currently doing rounds, taking the form of emails purportedly delivering licence keys for a number of Adobe's software offerings, warns MX Lab.
Activists that have links to Anonymous were able to gain access to U.S.
The recent Guinness-world-record-sized breach at Adobe is poised to cause many problems for the users whose login information was compromised.
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