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The flaw, which is being leveraged in "limited, targeted attacks," allows remote code execution, Microsoft warns.
A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.
The company says two vulnerabilities are being actively exploited and recommends that Windows and Mac OS X users of the browser plug-in update their systems immediately.
Computers infected with malware after visiting a "strategically important Web site," security firm FireEye warns.
The Android version of the messaging app no longer sends images and videos without encryption protection, and an iOS fix has been submitted, the company says.
Google wants technology firms to cut down on the amount of time it takes to fix zero day vulnerabilities, but some are crying foul.
You may not think of your Wi-Fi router as a wide-open barn door between your computer and the Internet, but for many Asus router owners, it is.
Something similar to the zero-day exploit recently discovered in Adobe's Reader and Acrobat tools has been found for its Flash Player as well.
An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.
In lieu of a fix, Microsoft offers workarounds to combat the bug that has left browser users open to attacks.