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May 12, 2016 - Cinema chain Pathé's website was hacked and is infecting users with the new version of the CryptXXX ransomware.

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April 28, 2016 - The website of popular American toy brand Maisto was caught pushing the Angler exploit kit eventually leading to ransomware infections.

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March 6, 2018 - Continuing on in our Encryption 101 series, we now look at what it takes to break encryption. In order for something as powerful as encryption to break, there needs to be some kind of weakness to exploit. That weakness is often a result of an error in implementation.

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September 19, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from September 11th to September 17th. This week, we talked about DetoxCrypto ransomware, a tax fraud campaign, malvertisement on adult sites, and phishers having a bad day.

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September 13, 2016 - With a rise in malvertising attacks lately, we take a look at an ad server pushing the Afraidgate, traditionally found on compromised sites.

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August 3, 2016 - In the cybercrime landscape, Exploit Kits (EKs) are the tool of choice to infect endpoints by exploiting software vulnerabilities. However, a critical component EKs rely on is web traffic, which must be directed towards them. In this post, we take a look at what we sometimes refer to as 'gates'. Hacked websites are injected with code to an intermediary webpage that serves as the gateway to the exploit kit.

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July 15, 2016 - The Neutrino developers have made some changes to the landing page source code as well as integrated a new exploit. The malware campaigns that once were Angler's continue to point to Neutrino including a large malvertising attack on top adult sites we detected a few days ago.

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July 4, 2016 - The last high profile malvertising activity we had seen was on June 7th with a drive-by download incident on Yahoo that used Neutrino EK instead of Angler EK. This was rather unusual and was later confirmed as not just an anomaly, by the switch of exploit campaigns to Neutrino, precisely around that same time frame. Attacks have been scarce since then, but we just spotted the same group, confirming it is still somewhat in business.

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June 28, 2016 - Since the disappearance of Angler EK, exploit kit activity is at one of its lowest it has been in a long time. The focus is therefore on Neutrino EK, which has somewhat picked up the pieces, although at a much lower rate. In this post we look at a change recently noticed with the Flash exploit Neutrino uses, which now includes fingerprinting of the user's machine.

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