Adobe Fixes Zero-Day Flash Player Vulnerability Used in APT Attack on Russia

Adobe has released an update for Flash Player that fixes a zero-day vulnerability that was used as part of an APT attack against Russia. This attack is being named “Operation Poison Needles” and targeted the Russian FSBI “Polyclinic #2” medical clinic.

According to research from Qihoo’s 360 Advanced Threat Response Team and Gigamon, on November 29, 2018 an attack was detected against Russia’s FSBI “Polyclinic #2” clinic. The site for this clinic indicates it provides medical and cosmetic services to the executive and higher level employees of the Russian Federation.

Read more about the zero-day and the APT attack on BleepingComputer.