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Exploit bypasses Adobe Reader's sandbox, being sold for $30-50k

Russian security firm Group-IB has found a zero-day flaw in Adobe Reader that bypasses the program's sandbox protection. Currently available on the black market for $30,000 to $50,000, the exploit allows attackers to sidestep the application's "Protected Mode," which was…

Adobe Reader to block attacks with sandbox feature

For years, Adobe's ubiquitous Reader software has been one of the major targets of hackers looking to run malicious code on Windows operating systems. This -- combined with a habit of lagging to patch known vulnerabilities -- has earned the…