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RIG Exploit Kit 3.0 succeeded in infecting 1.25 million machines

2015/08/04

Softpedia - (International) Trustwave researchers reported that version 3.0 of the RIG Exploit Kit (EK) infected an average of 27,000 machines a day, totaling 1.25 million infections, through various campaigns in which it predominantly leveraged Adobe Flash zero-day exploits exposed by a Hacking Team leak in July.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/rig-exploit-kit-3-0-succeeded-in-infecting-1-25-million-machines-488461.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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