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Certificate revoked in Acrobat malware attack

Created: 10 Sep 2010 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012
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A new malware attack made the press yesterday by exploiting vulnerability in the Adobe Acrobat platform to circumvent Windows defenses. Like other recent attacks, this malware was signed using a compromised certificate. Symantec found out about this attack on Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday we contacted the customer to inform them of the compromised certificate and revoked the certificate.

The original blog entry that revealed the attack is here. The attack was covered in The Tech Herald here.