Showing 6 results for: September 2016 ×

RIG's Facelift

RIG EK has been in the headlines recently mainly because both EITEST and PseudoDarkLeech (big traffic gates) have been redirecting traffic to RIG to deliver the CrypMIC Ransomware. A year ago we published a deep analysis of RIG which described...

Steganography... what is that?

When people think about Information Security the first word that generally comes mind is "Hacking", but there are many disciplines in security and one of them is called "Steganography", an offshoot of encryption and "data hiding". The word "steganography" can...

Necurs – the Heavyweight Malware Spammer

Today we want to dwell upon a pesky botnet that goes by the name of Necurs, and in particular its spamming activities. The botnet has been responsible for a massive amount of malware distributed via spam over the last 18...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, September 2016

September's Patch Tuesday is upon us and it's the biggest one so far this year. While past months have been relatively light, September has nearly twice as many vulnerabilities patched compared to August. All told September contains 14 bulletins patching...

Sundown EK – Stealing Its Way to the Top

Sundown is one of the newest Exploit Kits on the market these days, and like many up-and-coming exploit kits before it, this means that it is in under constant development. With the recent disappearance of the Angler and Nuclear exploit...