14. September 2010 · Comments Off on New attacks leverage a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe PDF reader · Categories: Malware, Zero-day · Tags: , ,

Via ThreatPost yesterday:

Security researchers [at Symantec] say that a new wave of attacks suggests that the malicious hackers behind a security compromise [Aurora] at Google and a number of other prestigious U.S. firms are back in business, this time using an unpatched security flaw in Adobe’s PDF (Portable Document Format) Reader application.

The post is well linked for background information on Aurora.