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RIG EK used to spread Matrix ransomware via malvertising

Matrix ransomware is now being distributed via the RIG exploit kit on various sites displaying malvertising.

New exploit kits found leveraging vulnerabilities in web browsers

The techniques exploit kit authors use to hide their activities are frequently changing, and security researchers work hard to analyse and block these new threats.

Microsoft Word Intruder 8 malware integrating latest flaws

MWI8 framework builds malicious Word documents and was recently advertised on the dark web as incorporating specific, recently discovered Flash vulnerabilities.

No honour among thieves: Sundown EK stealing exploits

Trustwave researchers have looked at the new version of Sundown exploit kit, finding it to be riddled with other people's exploits

Joomla targeted in WordPress campaign that delivers TeslaCrypt

The cyber gang behind the ongoing WordPress malvertising campaign is now targeting Joomla sites.