Ransomware targets Edge users

Credit to Author: Mark Stockley| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 11:20:15 +0000

The Magnitude exploit kit is trying to trick users into downloading ransomware disguised as a Microsoft Edge update.

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Chrome targeted by Magnitude exploit kit

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:47:42 +0000

Researchers have found that the Magnitude exploit kit is testing a Chrome vulnerability in combination with a Windows vulnerability.

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Magniber ransomware improves, expands within Asia

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:00:16 +0000

After a controlled delivery focused on South Korea, an upgraded Magniber ransomware is now affecting other Asian countries.

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Magnitude EK actor goes for Bitcoin multiplier scam (updated)

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:30:00 +0000

A Bitcoin multiplier scam in disguise is the latest trick pulled by the Magnitude exploit kit operator.

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A week in security (October 16 – October 22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:24:14 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 16 to Sunday, October 22. We talked about adware and malware in Google Play, a ransomware exclusively targeting South Korea, BYOD, a new 419 scam, cyptocurrency mining, and more.

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Magniber ransomware: exclusively for South Koreans

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:29:23 +0000

A few days ago, Magnitude EK resurfaced, this time with a new payload that targets only the country of South Korea. It’s called Magniber ransomware.

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