Tag Archives: Drive-by-Download

New Banking Trojan Cleans Out Your Account Silently

Source: Security News Daily by Paul Wagenseill In this article “It’s smart, it’s bad and, worst of all, you’ll never know it’s hit you — until it’s too late. Researchers at Tokyo-based anti-virus firm Trend Micro have discovered a new twist on banking Trojans that doesn’t interact with the victim at all. Standard banking Trojans dupe an account holder to log… Read More »

WordPress Page is Loading… an Exploit

Source: F-Secure by Karmina I have tested the mentioned “rogue” servers and they all seem down at this point. In this article “WordPress.org is being targeted once again, and although this time there isn’t much sneaky sophistication, the infection is still prevalent enough for Internet users to be wary. Spam appears to be the driver of these campaigns. Various websites have… Read More »

Compromised WordPress sites lead to Phoenix exploit kit

Source: Help Net Security by Zeljka Zorz In this article “The websites – mostly blogs and small, private pages – use WordPress 3.2.1 and have been uploaded with an HTML page which redirects the users via a hidden iFrame to a page hosting the Phoenix exploit kit. “The content uploaded by the attacker is not part of the… Read More »

Drive-by-download attack exploits critical vulnerability in Windows Media Player

Source: Computerworld by Lucian Constantin In this article “Security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro have come across a Web-based attack that exploits a known vulnerability in Windows Media Player. Microsoft released a security fix for it on Jan. 10, as part of its monthly patch cycle. “An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected… Read More »