APT28, believed to consist of Russian hackers, has been spotted wielding two zero-day exploits in the latest targeted attack aimed at an "international government entity in an industry vertical that aligns with known APT28 targeting." According to FireEye researchers, the group, which seems to be the same one behind the "Pawn Storm" campaigns and which has been recently found targeting NATO members and the White House, has been exploiting the Adobe Flash CVE-2015-3043 vulnerability and a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows (CVE-2015-1701 - does not affect Windows 8 and later) since April 13, 2015.
Adobe released a new version of Flash Player (220.127.116.11) for Windows and Macintosh, and for Linux (18.104.22.1687).
Dutch infosec firm Fox IT has spotted a lage scale malvertising campaign that seems to originate from Bulgarian Google ad reseller EngageLab.
Researchers are warning about a new malware delivery campaign aimed at spreading Fareit, a password-stealing Trojan that can also download additional malware.
Adobe has released Flash Player 22.214.171.1245, a new version that fixes the latest zero-day flaw (CVE-2015-0313) that is currently exploited in mass malvertising campaigns.
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