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RIG Exploit Kit used to deliver "Cryptowall" ransomware


Securityweek - (International) Researchers with Cisco Systems found the RIG Exploit Kit is being used to manipulate malicious advertisements being shown on popular Web sites in order to lead users to Web sites that attempt to drop the Cryptowall ransomware. Exploits for Java, Silverlight, and Flash have been used on the malicious sites in order to infect users.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:28