Here are the exploit kits to watch for over the next three to six months.
For a long time, exploit kits were the most prolific malware distribution vehicle available to attackers. Where did they go and what’s replaced them?
The first two questions about malware are impossible to quickly answer in regards to exploit kits – and this is more than an IT communication problem. “What does it do?” is the first question most people have about any new type of malware. That’s logical. Who would NOT want to know about the risks from […]
The post Exploit kits and the problem of do-nothing malware appeared first on Avira Blog.
An Adobe Flash Player vulnerability used by the Sofacy APT gang was also found in seven of the top exploit kits, according to an analysis by Recorded Future.
Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the MedSec/Muddy Waters story, how the Angler EK was traced back to the Lurk Gang, Fairware hitting Linux servers, and the Bashlite IoT malware.
Researchers who study exploit kits are reporting that two major kits, Angler and Nuclear, may no longer be available.
Enhancing your security should be easier than washing dirty dishes
The post Avira Software Updater Beta: Security has just gotten more convenient appeared first on Avira Blog.
Microsoft’s twice-annual SIR bellwether security report highlights malware, fraudulent login attempts and the staying power of really old software bugs.
Exploits targeting a patched Silverlight vulnerability have found their way into the Angler Exploit Kit and victims are being hit with TeslaCrypt ransomware.