A Flash exploit was in the wild briefly this week. Rosetta Flash was curbed by Adobe’s prompt update, but for a period, it could steal user information from websites like Tumblr, eBay, Instagram and more.
Why was this exploit so devastating?
Listen to episode 163 of our security slice podcast and hear Tyler Reguly and Craig Young discuss the most interesting technical details of Rosetta Flash, the impact of stolen cookies and why the vulnerability disclosure process can both help and hinder Internet security.
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