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Malware using Fash 0-day spreading from Syrian governmental site

April 29, 2014

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Kaspersky Labs have detected a malware spreading from site established by Syrian Ministry of Justice. The site was intended to file complaints about law violation. Kaspersky Labs believe that it was aimed at spying on members of Syrian opposition who tried to complain about government’s behavior. The attack vector seems to be very sophisticated work of professionals using zero-day vulnerability of Flash player. Adobe has already released patch for its product. Kaspersky detected only 7 users infected by this malware, all of them from Syria.

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