After analyzing the leaked data from last week's attack on Hacking Team, Vectra researchers discovered a previously unknown high severity vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11, which impacts a fully patched IE 11 web browser on both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
For the last few years, many security experts have been urging users to evaluate whether they actually need to use Adobe Flash.
Cyber attackers and defenders are caught in a permanent to-and-fro dance, coming up with new solutions that break the last one created by their adversaries.
From this month on, all versions of Ask.com's infamous browser toolbar except the very last will be detected as unwanted software by Microsoft security products and removed.
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