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Flash Player Clickjacking Flaw Allows Hackers to Hijack Your Webcam

(Softpedia) Back in October 2011, Adobe reported fixing a clickjacking issue in the online Adobe Flash Player Settings Manager. However, experts say that the flaw can still be leveraged, at least with some web browsers, to allow access to a user’s webcam and microphone.

According to security researcher Egor Homakov, the exploit he has developed is not stable yet, but it appears to work properly on the Mac version of Chrome, Chromium on Linux, and possibly other configurations.

The proof-of-concept developed by Homakov (not safe for work) shows a slideshow of pictures of girls. In the middle of the screen, there’s a play button…read full article

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