Stagefright Exploit

The InfoSec community has seen a rise in attention grabbing names for security vulnerabilities over the last couple years like Heartbleed, Freak, Shellshock, and now the latest android vulnerability Stagefright. The Stagefright exploit is different though, its name is derived from the media engine baked into android OS since version 2.2. The Stagefright engine is […]

Ransomware

Ransomeware usually comes in two different types. The first is screen locker ransomware, which usually appears to be some sort of message from law enforcement or other group that prohibits you from doing anything besides paying a “ransom” to unlock the computer. The second type is a crypto ransomware (generally referred to as “cryptoware”), in […]

Exploit Kits taking advantage of Adobe Flash Vulnerabilities..

Today we will be taking a look at some of the recent security issues Adobe has been including Adobe’s recently-issued security advisory APSA15-02 Summary A critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-0313) exists in Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.296 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.  Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the […]