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Sundown EK first to integrate exploit for recently patched IE flaw

2015/08/26

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Symantec discovered that the Sundown exploit kit (EK) integrated a recently patched Microsoft Internet Explorer memory corruption vulnerability, and reported observing watering hole attacks leveraging the EK to deliver the Trojan.Nancrat backdoor.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/sundown-ek-first-integrate-exploit-recently-patched-ie-flaw

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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