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Angler EK exploits recently patched IE bug to deliver ransomware

2015/08/11

Help Net Security - (International) Security researchers from FireEye discovered that the Angler exploit kit (EK) is exploiting a Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability uncovered in the July Hacking Team breach to deliver Cryptowall ransomware to affected systems.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=3087

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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