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Two Vulnerabilities Exploited by Russian Hackers


An APT campaign has been detected that exploits zero-day vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and Microsoft Windows. Adobe patched vulnerability CVE-2015-3043 previously, but the Windows vulnerability is new. According to security firm FireEye, the group responsible for the attack is APT28. FireEye pointed out that the group does not steal information for economic gain. Information stolen is that which can be used by a government. The campaign has been tied by other firms to a serious breach at U.S. State Department computers. The same hackers are also believed to have broken into White House machines containing unclassified but sensitive information such as the president’s travel schedule, according to news website Reuters.
 
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Forensicmag
 
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