Wed, Aug 6 2008 4:54
Malware Targeting Adobe Flash Player
Adobe has issued a Security Bulletin
warning of malware spreading via a fraudulent Flash Player installer.
Adobe warns that a worm is making fraudulent posts on social networking
sites. These posts include links that lead to fake sites that prompt
users to update their versions of Flash Player. If users attempt to use
the installer to make the update, malware may be downloaded and
installed onto their systems.
US-CERT urges users and administrators to take the following preventative measures to help mitigate the security risks:
Filed under: Advisories / Bulletins