Tag Archives: Exploit Kit

Analysis of a Blackhole Exploit page

Source: Zscaler Research In this article “The Blackhole Exploit kit is still a very popular attack on the web. They are many variants of the threat. Here is a detailed analysis of one Exploit kit page and the obfuscation technique leveraged by the attack. In this example, the exploit is heavily obfuscated. The exploit has been encoded and stored as HTML and… Read More »

Pastry lovers served with ransomware via exploit kit

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 laduree.fr) has been modified to redirect users to another site hosting the… Read More »

Phoenix Exploit Kit 2.0

Source: M86 Security Labs by Daniel Chechik This article gives some insight on the Phoenix Exploit Kit 2.0. This is the kit being used in the last few days in an attack that uses some compromised WordPress based sites.

How the WordPress Site Based Attacks are Perpetrated

Source: Websense Some additional details on the attacks taking place in the past few days using several WordPress based sites. This attack is being done using the Phoenix Exploit kit. “The Websense® ThreatSeeker® Network has been tracking an ongoing malicious email campaign in which a recipient is asked to click a link to check a bill mistakenly received by another… Read More »