[img_assist|nid=2287|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Attackers are targeting new, unpatched flaws in both Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. The vulnerabilities exist in the most recent versions of the applications and are under active attack, according to Adobe.
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[img_assist|nid=2272|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]There are several ongoing investigations attempting to find the authors of the Conficker botnet, one of the fastest spreading worms in history, but those responsible for the worm have proven elusive. Read the full article. [TechTarget]
[img_assist|nid=2274|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Hackers have released software they say sabotages a suite of forensics utilities Microsoft provides for free to hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the globe known as Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE). Read the full article. [The Register]
[img_assist|nid=2267|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A particular variant of the Koobface worm — dubbed Koobface.GK – initiates by posting malicious links on Facebook wall pages enticing folks to click on a cutesy Christmas video. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]
[img_assist|nid=2266|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=90|height=96]Fraudsters have started to raid user accounts by beating strong two-factor authentication methods with Trojan-based, man-in-the-browser attacks, said Gartner Research. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]
[img_assist|nid=2263|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=453|height=148] The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center said rogue antivirus writers have raked in $150 million from users. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
[img_assist|nid=2248|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100] A hacker has unleashed an exploit that lets a user wrest administrative root control of a Motorola Droid smartphone. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]
[img_assist|nid=2250|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Microsoft has decided to disable a 17-year-old video codec in older
versions of Windows rather than patch multiple vulnerabilities,
according to the company’s security team. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
[img_assist|nid=2233|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Dennis Fisher talks with researcher Marc Maiffret of FireEye about the evolution of modern malware, the discovery of the Code Red worm and how far security research has come in the last 10 years.
[img_assist|nid=2231|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=74]Malware writers have revamped code that uses a popular Twitter command
to generate hard-to-predict domain names, a technique that brings
stealth to their drive-by exploits. Read the full article. [The Register]