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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Exploit kits: Winter 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In this Winter 2018 review, we check the pulse of exploit kits and their latest developments.

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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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Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:51:26 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware.

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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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RoughTed: The anti ad-blocker malvertiser

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 25 May 2017 14:00:52 +0000

A look at RoughTed, a purveyor of ad-blocker aware malvertising responsible for a range of scams, exploits, and malware.

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Exploit kits: Winter 2017 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:08:35 +0000

We take a look at the current exploit kit scene (Winter 2017) according to our telemetry and honeypots.

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