Adobe Releases Acrobat 9.1 Update

Adobe released some updates for Adobe Reader 9.1 and Acrobat 9.1. The company said that these updates solve the recent JBIG2 security issue (If you’re geeky and know CVE, the exact vulnerability is CVE-2009-0658). Quoting the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team We encourage all Adobe Reader users to download and install the free Adobe… Continue reading Adobe Releases Acrobat 9.1 Update

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Kaspersky and Bitdefender Sites and Database hacked?

A hacker reported that they he have breached Kaspersky US web site. He claimed that he have successfully done an SQL injection attack enabling their group to access the database containing customer information as well as some Kaspersky proprietary information. For full story read the TheRegister.co.uk. Kaspersky officials denied the claims of the hacker in… Continue reading Kaspersky and Bitdefender Sites and Database hacked?

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In-the-Cloud Technology Beats Malware Pollution

I finally got permission from Computerworld Philippines to post here the article that we submitted for their Viewpoints column. I am already tinkering with the WordPress post/edit stuffs, but upon checking their site today, they already posted it on their online portal 🙂 I’m posting some snippets of the article below: Web Security Lifeline: In-the-Cloud… Continue reading In-the-Cloud Technology Beats Malware Pollution

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IE7 Zero-Day Exploit: JS_DLOAD.MD

Trend Micro reported that there is new malware called JS_DLOAD.MD found in the wild that exploits a vulnerability of Internet Explorer 7(IE7) browser. The report mentioned that the malicious file was uploaded to several websites (albeit unknowingly) and if downloaded by users will then download several other malware including some Trojan Spyware that steals account… Continue reading IE7 Zero-Day Exploit: JS_DLOAD.MD

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TROJ_DROP.BP – A Firefox Malware

I stumbled upon a Computerworld article and it reported that Bitdefender guys got hold of a malicious infostealer that poses as a Firefox plugin. Bitdefender detects it as Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A (Trend Micro as TROJ_DROP.BP). Complete details can be found here In my previous blogs, I usually do not care to post about these new antimalware/antivirus stuffs but what got me interested… Continue reading TROJ_DROP.BP – A Firefox Malware

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