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"Curious Tale of a Microsoft Silverlight Zero Day", via ThreatPost

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Posted 13 January 2016 - 12:50 PM

Microsoft Silverlight vulnerabilities certainly dont have the same hacker cred as bugs in Adobe Flash, for example, but nonetheless, that does not diminish their value, nor does that mean they should be ignored.

Microsoft patched a critical flaw in the application framework on Tuesday, and researchers at Kaspersky Labs Global Research and Analysis Team caution that while exploits have been used in limited targeted attackscontrary to information in Microsofts bulletinit may be a matter of time before attacks go mainstream.

Source: https://threatpost.com/curious-tale-of-a-microsoft-silverlight-zero-day/115873/

Related article(s):
https://securelist.com/blog/research/73255/the-mysterious-case-of-cve-2016-0034-the-hunt-for-a-microsoft-silverlight-0-day/ - Technical analysis of the 0-day

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