Exploit kits: Spring 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04:14 +0000

In this Spring 2018 snapshot, we review the top exploit kits observed in the wild.

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Magnitude exploit kit switches to GandCrab ransomware

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:58:26 +0000

After being faithful to its own Magniber ransomware for several months, Magnitude EK joins others to adopt GandCrab.

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Hermes ransomware distributed to South Koreans via recent Flash zero-day

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:59:32 +0000

An uncommon exploit kit adds a fresh Flash Player exploit to distribute the Hermes ransomware in South Korea.

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Drive-by download campaign targets Chinese websites, experiments with exploits

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000

This custom made drive-by download attack targets some Chinese websites and their visitors while experimenting with exploits.

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Disdain exploit kit and a side of social engineering deliver Neutrino Bot

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:23:26 +0000

Exploits may not be enough as threat actors combine them with social engineering in a new Disdain exploit kit attack method.

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Disdain exploit kit served with a side of social engineering

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:23:26 +0000

Exploits may not be enough as threat actors combine them with social engineering in a new Disdain exploit kit attack method.

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Enemy at the gates: Reviewing the Magnitude exploit kit redirection chain

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:00:06 +0000

This post shines some light on a ‘gate’ belonging to the geo-targeted Magnitude exploit kit.

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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AdGholas malvertising thrives in the shadows of ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:05:57 +0000

Several large malvertising campaigns went unnoticed amidst the news of the latest ransomware outbreak.

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Elusive Moker Trojan is back

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:44:58 +0000

We finally have gotten our hands on a sample of Moker Trojan (that was discovered in 2015). This article will be a deep dive in its capabilities.

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Binary Options malvertising campaign drops ISFB banking Trojan

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:00:55 +0000

We take a look at a widespread and yet stealthy malvertising campaign distributing the ISFB banking Trojan via decoy websites.

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