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Ad fraud trojan Kovter patches Flash player, IE to keep other malware out

2015/07/03

Securityweek - (International) A security researcher from Kafeine reported that the Kovter ad fraud trojan has been updating Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Internet Explorer on infected systems in an effort to exclude other malware platforms.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/ad-fraud-trojan-kovter-patches-flash-player-ie-keep-other-malware-out

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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