The Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered and fixed in 2014, yet today—five years later—there are still unpatched systems.
At one point in the not-so-distant past, exploits were responsible for delivering 80 percent of malware to people’s systems. But exploits seem to be experiencing a lull today. Does this mean they’re gone for good or is this simply the calm before the storm? Let’s break down this stealthy threat so you can not only know your enemy, but also be appropriately prepared should the exploit attacks return.
In this malvertising campaign, both RIG EK and Sundown EK are used to deliver the same threat, an indication that the actor behind it is either testing or maximizing infection rates.