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Submission + - Adobe hopes a pop-up dialog box will thwart Flash attacks via Office docs (infoworld.com)

tsamsoniw writes: "In the wake of the most recent zero-day attacks exploiting Flash Player, Adobe claims that it's worked hard to make Player secure — and that most SWF exploits stem from users opening infected Office docs attached to emails. The company has a solution, though: A forthcoming version of Flash Player will detect when it's being launched from Office and will present users with a dialog box with vague warnings of a potential threat."
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Adobe hopes a pop-up dialog box will thwart Flash attacks via Office docs

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