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Chinese Hackers Compromised Forbes.com Using IE, Flash Zero Days – See more at: http://threatpost.com/chinese-hackers-compromised-forbes-com-using-ie-flash-zero-days/110996#sthash.QhZwv8Aq.dpuf

A Chinese APT group was able to chain together two zero day vulnerabilities, one against Adobe’s Flash Player and one against Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9, to compromise a popular news site late last year.

The group’s aim was to gain access to computers at several U.S. defense and financial firms by setting up a watering hole attack on the site that would go on to drop a malicious .DLL.

– See more at: http://threatpost.com/chinese-hackers-compromised-forbes-com-using-ie-flash-zero-days/110996#sthash.QhZwv8Aq.dpuf

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