Results for "RIG exploit kit"
January 9, 2018 - We take a look at a prolific campaign that is focused on the distribution of coin miners via drive-by download attacks. We started to notice larger-than-usual payloads from the RIG exploit kit around November 2017, a trend that has continued more recently via a campaign dubbed Ngay.
August 31, 2017 - A new campaign via the RIG exploit kit is pushing the Princess ransomware.
September 27, 2016 - In the battle of exploit kits, RIG EK has earned some extra mileage by being leveraged in a high profile malvertising attack on popular website answers.com. The same domain shadowing campaigns that were popular in the Angler era are continuing with RIG now.
July 26, 2016 - We've covered the Neutrino and Magnitude exploit kits. Now we take a look at number #3, RIG EK and the different distribution paths using packet captures collected by our honeypot. The campaigns for distribution involve malvertising and compromised sites (much like all other EKs) but there is a notable diversity in how many different ways RIG EK is being loaded and the type of payloads it is serving.
August 25, 2014 - The lure of salacious videos is often used to trick people into downloading malware. But, in case you didn't download the file, you could still get infected, this time silently.
January 30, 2018 - Ransomware may have slowed its growth but is still a go-to payload for threat actors looking to monetize drive-by download attacks. The latest attempt: GandCrab ransomware.
August 15, 2016 - Something unusual happened in the exploit kit ecosystem. Two well-known malware distribution campaigns switched from Neutrino EK to RIG EK. A temporary blip or a more durable change? Only time will tell.
November 19, 2019 - With even more exploit kits in town, the drive-by download landscape shows continued activity in fall 2019.
September 27, 2019 - A new exploit for iOS enables attackers to gain permanent access to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more—with zero potential for patching. Learn why this is possibly the biggest security news for iOS since its inception.