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Researchers warn about distribution of a set of the Whitehole exploits

According to Trend Micro, an antivirus company experts have found a new set of exploits that can avoid detection by anti-virus solutions, as well as blocking of the service Google Safe Browsing.

The experts also noted that the functional Whitehole quite similar to the more popular set of exploits Blackhole, but unlike the latter, he does not use JavaScript, to hide the use plugindetect.js.

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Wave of attacks against users of Google Chrome

According to Kaspersky Lab Fabio Assolini, users of Google Chrome came under a wave of attacks associated with the spread of malicious extensions. Plugins placed in the official store Chrome Web Store. According to the researcher’s main source of malicious attacks are from Turkey, who use social network Facebook to spread malicious links.

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Adobe has released an emergency patch for Flash Player

While Flash Player is subject only to the vulnerabilities associated with both Windows and Mac, and the company also released patches for Linux-and Android-based versions. In a statement the manufacturer says that the company recommends to install the patch as soon as possible.

Mac users are affected by the vulnerability associated with the Flash Player, working with Safari and Mozilla Firefox. Vulnerability marked as CVE-2013-0634 is aimed at Windows and is a system call Flash exploitation of Microsoft Word. In Adobe said that both vulnerabilities are critical and should be closed as soon as possible.

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