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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Evil JavaScript: Webpage- and PDF-Threat

Malicious exploitation of older security vulnerabilities target users of Adobe Reader and Acrobat Professional versions before 8.1.2. The vast majority of todays PDF exploit samples still target an old buffer overflow vulnerability which the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project lists … Continue reading

Microsoft releases out-of-band Update today

Now this hasn’t happened for years: Microsoft is going to release a patch this evening (europe time) for all Windows operating systems. In an advance notification Microsoft states the security hole this patch plugs is critical for all operating systems … Continue reading

Major performance improvements

Our developers managed to improve the scanning speed of the Avira scan engine by whopping 20 percent! The update will take place this afternoon. All users of Avira products from the free AntiVir Personal – FREE Antivirus over AntiVir Premium … Continue reading