Magnitude EK

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2018
Analysis of the evolution of exploit kits in the threat landscape

Cyber criminal organizations and state-sponsored hackers continue to use Exploit kits to compromise targets world worldwide if the use of Exploit kits is decreased across the recent months, some of them were improved by adding the code to exploit recently discovered Flash and Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerabilities. “Since both Flash and the VBScript engine are […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 13, 2016
Experts observed several malvertising campaigns deliver Cerber 4.0

Cerber 4.0 is the latest variant of the Cerber ransomware family that is becoming even more common in the malvertising campaign in the wild. Another variant of the notorious Cerber ransomware, the Cerber 4.0, appeared in the wild delivered by several exploit kits, including RIG, Neutrino, and Magnitude EKs. According to the experts from Trend Micro, the Cerber 4.0 first appeared in October […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2016
Adobe fixes CVE-2016-1019 Zero-Day exploited to serve ransomware

Cyber criminals are exploiting the Flash player zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2016-1019) affecting Flash Player and earlier disclosed by Adobe. Cyber criminals are already exploiting the Flash player zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2016-1019) affecting Flash Player and earlier (CVE-2016-1019) disclosed by Adobe this week. Researchers at security firm Proofpoint confirmed that cyber gangs are exploiting it to distribute a ransomware dubbed Cerber. […]