Dangerous zero-day vulnerability was detected in Adobe Flash Player

Dangerous zero-day exploit was detected in the recent version of Adobe Flash Player. Exploit is versatile and allows hackers to remotely execute code in multiple browsers simultaneously including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and even Edge which is included in Windows 10. This exploit can even be used on Apple OS X. The most dangerous feature of this exploit is that hackers can use it for drive-by download attacks. By other words, cyber criminals can download viruses, Trojans or any software on the infected computer without user’s consent.

Working version of 0day LPE exploit was detected on the Internet for up-to-date Windows 8.1 (atmfd.dll), which can be used by attackers to elevate privileges in malicious programs or to bypass the sandbox in Internet Explorer. We strongly recommend to disable Flash Player in your browsers until Adobe fixes this issue.

Anti-virus products detecting this exploit as SWF/Exploit.Agent.IG и SWF/Exploit.ExKit.AX. Users may also use EMET to block the activity of this exploit until Adobe fixes this problem.

Information added: 07/16/2015 02:53 PM;