SANS Top Internet Security Risks of 2007 - Client-side Vulnerabilities in Media Players

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-11-27 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Vulnerabilities were released for most popular media players in 2007. No operating system was spared, as the following media players for Windows, Mac OS and Linux/Unix were hit: Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, QuickTime, Adobe Flash Player and iTunes

 
Attackers in 2007 turned their attention from technical issues and problems to far easier prey: human beings. Spear-phishing exploits have targeted rich victims and military and government targets in nation-state espionage, as well as C-level executives f
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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