Finjan Prevents Zero-Day Exploit

August 2009
Database & Network Journal;Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p26
The article reports on the discovery of zero-day exploit by Finjan Software Inc. It notes that the zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2009-1862) in Adobe Acrobat Reader and Flash player are exploited by cybercriminals. The exploit, which was detected by the Malicious Code Research Center of Finjan, will enable cybercriminals to download and implement malicious code on the personal computer (PC) of the victim. However, the exploit can be detected and prevented through Finjan's secure web gateway (SWG).


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