Microsoft hacks out new EMET, spits out Adobe Flash

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Microsoft has emitted a new version of EMET – its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit.

Redmond often recommends deployment of EMET as a frontline defence against attacks, so the release of a new version is noteworthy.

The big two enhancements that Microsoft is talking up the loudest are an improved Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) tool “... configured to block some modules and plug-ins from being loaded by Internet Explorer while navigating to websites belonging to the Internet Zone”.