Popular adult site Xtube has been compromised to redirect visitors to sites hosting an exploit kit.
The Vawtrak (aka Snifula) multifunctional malware has been around since mid-2013.
Another popular Yoast Wordpress plugin has been found sporting a critical vulnerability that can be exploited by attackers to take over control of the site.
Since 2006, when the earliest exploit kit (WebAttacker) was made available in the crimeware market, these hack toolkits have become one of the preferred ways for cybercrooks to deliver malware to unsuspecting users.
Attackers wielding the infamous Angler exploit kit are increasingly using hijacked registrant accounts to create huge amounts of subdomains for both redirecting victims and the destination pages hosting the exploit kit.
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