Tag Archives: exploit kits

Flash Zero Days Dominate Exploit Landscape

The recent Flash zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits have uncovered the relatively quiet Hanjuan exploit kit, and further exposed the dangers of malvertising.

Malvertising Campaign Uses AOL Ad Network, Leads to Exploit Kit

Researchers have detected a malvertising campaign running on a pair of sites owned by Huffington Post that is using ads distributed through an AOL ad network. The attack is sending victims through a series of redirects that eventually brings them to a landing page that is running an exploit kit. The campaign emerged first on huffingtonpost.ca […]

Inside Cryptowall 2.0 Ransomware

An analysis of Cryptowall 2.0 reveals that the ransomware relies on complex encryption routines and sandbox detection capabilities to survive. It also uses Tor for command and control, and can execute on 32- and 64-bit systems.