It didn't take long for exploit kit authors to incorporate an exploit for the recently discovered zero-day Adobe Flash vulnerability (CVE-2015-3113) into their malicious wares.
Adobe has released an emergency patch for its notoriously buggy Flash Player software because attackers are actively exploiting a critical vulnerability that can lead to total system compromise.
It took less than a week for a functional exploit for a recently patched Adobe Flash Player vulnerability to be added to the Magnitude exploit kit, Trend Micro researchers warn.
In the first quarter of 2015, McAfee Labs registered a 165 percent increase in new ransomware driven largely by the new, hard-to-detect CTB-Locker ransomware family, a new ransomware family called Teslacrypt, and the emergence of new versions of CryptoWall, TorrentLocker and BandarChor.
Bas Venis has been programming since he was 14 years old.
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