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Not long ago we wrote about a new piece of malware called ‘Trick Bot‘ which we caught in a malvertising attack via a high trafficked adult website. In the meantime, we uncovered another malvertising campaign that started at least in mid August, and which leverages decoy adult portals to spread malware. Internally, we call it […]

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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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Nymaim – Obfuscation Chronicles Introduction Last month, my colleague Sebastien Duquette detailed the home campaign, a long-lasting operation consisting of compromised web servers running a malicious Apache module named Darkleech (detected by ESET as Linux/Chapro) that redirects visitors to a Blackhole exploit kit. Sebastien stated that one of the final payloads dropped by this operation […]

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