Symantec: Sorry, Flash Player attack not a zero day


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After suspecting a zero day exploit was being used to attack the latest version of Flash Player (, Symantec says the call was a mistake — it was an exploit for versions and prior.

Yesterday it was feared that hackers were using a malicious ShockWave Flash file which Symantec researchers thought was a zero day exploit for the latest version of Flash Player.

Symantec, however, shied away from confirming that it was a zero day exploit, as it appears to be designed for a flaw which Adobe patched in April, prior to it being publicly disclosed by an IBM security researcher.

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