Hackers Target Patched Adobe Reader Flaw
Hackers have begun exploiting a vulnerability affecting versions of Adobe Reader. The bug was patched earlier this week.Hackers have painted a bull's-eye on an Adobe Reader flaw patched by the company earlier this week. The attackers are targeting a vulnerability in Adobe Reader 8.1.2 uncovered by Core Security Technologies. According to an advisory from the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center, attackers are using malicious PDF files to exploit the bug, which Adobe Systems patched Nov. 4. If successfully exploited, the bug could allow hackers to take complete control of a compromised system.