Pastry lovers served with ransomware via exploit kit

By | February 23, 2012

Source: Help Net Security

by Zeljka Zorz

Another one involving the BlackHole exploit kit.

In this article “French cake and pastry lovers have been targeted by cyber crooks as the website of the famous confectionery company Laduree has been compromised and found serving ransomware.

The site (at has been modified to redirect users to another site hosting the BlackHole exploit kit. Once it took advantage of vulnerabilities on the visitors’ computer, it would saddle the machine with the ransomware, which would promptly block it and display a fake notification from the French Police”



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