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Exploit kits available in the wild tend to follow a trend by exploiting vulnerabilities reported in various browser components which are commonly deployed. Recently, we have seen an increase in exploitation of a year old vulnerability reported in the JRE component of JAVA (CVE-2012-1723). Exploitation of this vulnerability in JRE allows a attacker to download malware […]

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Recently we blogged about Google Code hosting malware. Within a month we have observed a second instance where malicious .jar files are being hosted on Google Code. Using Google code to distribute malware seems to increasing in popularity, no doubt due not only to the free hosting provided, but also the positive reputation of the […]

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Contributor: Lionel Payet Political news has always been one of the top topics used in targeted attacks. Last week we came across unique malicious emails targeting high-profile companies in Europe and Asia (in sectors such as finance, mining, telecom, and government). The payload is an updated version of a Java remote access tool (RAT) detected […]

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