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Security: Your clipboard can be hijacked

Postby Husse » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:27 pm

An explanation here
August 18th, 2008
Adobe Flash ads launching clipboard hijack attack
http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=1733
There is no intrusion apart from the clipboard hijack
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Re: ALERT - your clipboard can be hijacked - even in Mint

Postby GrayWizardLinux » Thu Aug 21, 2008 7:25 pm

Thanks for the heads up Husse.
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Re: ALERT - your clipboard can be hijacked - even in Mint

Postby Google Spider » Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:21 am

Did Adobe release any patches yet?

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Re: ALERT - your clipboard can be hijacked - even in Mint

Postby Husse » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:24 am

Ever tried to navigate their site? :shock:
Haven't seen anything....
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Re: ALERT - your clipboard can be hijacked - even in Mint

Postby Phosgene » Mon Aug 25, 2008 7:00 am

It's a pretty smart idea. I guess if you're watching your clipboard and pay full attention to the links you follow you should be fine.
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