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Galapagos: where to encounter giant tortoises in the wild

Galapagos: where to encounter giant tortoises in the wild

Travel
Sure, you can walk on down to the Charles Darwin Research Station in the town Puerto Ayora to have a look at captive tortoises in their pens (part of a breeding program) or do the same again in the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal island, and one more time in Villamil on […] The post Galapagos: where to encounter giant tortoises in the wild appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
An Adobe Flash 0day is being actively exploited in the wild

An Adobe Flash 0day is being actively exploited in the wild

Technology
Enlarge / A screenshot of the malicious Excel document spreading a Flash zeroday. (credit: Talos) An increasingly sophisticated hacking group is exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe's Flash Player that lets them take full control of infected machines, researchers said Friday. The critical, use-after-free vulnerability, which is indexed as CVE-2018-4877, resides in the latest version of the widely installed Flash, researchers from Cisco Systems' Talos group said in a blog post. Adobe said separately that versions earlier than current Flash 28.0.0.137 are also susceptible. The vulnerability came to light on Wednesday when South Korea's CERT issued an advisory warning that attack code was circulating in the wild that exploited the zeroday flaw. Talos said the exploit is being distr...