Hackers more likely to use cryptocurrency mining malware than an exploit kit, report says. Malware campaigns have shifted focus onto Microsoft and cryptocurrency mining rather than using flaws in Adobe Flash and exploit kits.
Hackers are increasingly turning to server-side attacks, according to a new report. Report notes fall in use of client-side exploit kits.
Exploit kits are on the way out, at least that's the message in a recent blog form Digital Shadows which reports that at least four major players in the market have ceased operation since June 2016.
Cerber ransomware delivered in a Magnitude exploit kit (EK) using an interesting technique, Malwarebyte researchers have discovered.
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New exploit kit taking the place of Angler and others as it rapidly evolves to target its victims.
Vulnerabilities are on the rise, with 516 reported to the National Vulnerability Database in the first half of 2016 compared to only 403 total vulnerabilities were reported in 2015.
CryptoWall 4.0 has been spotted being distributed not by the classical phishing campaign but by the ever-more prevalent exploit kit.
New survey reveals just four exploit kits are thought to be responsible for 96 percent of malicious activity on the internet.
Neutrino and Angler exploit kits were pushed onto victims through third-party advertisements placed on Forbes.com.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said Shade encryptor has gained a top three encryptor berth in Russia in less than a year.