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Angler exploit kit starts wielding Silverlight exploits

2014/05/20

Help Net Security - (International) Researchers at Cisco reported an increase in the number of exploit kits adding Silverlight vulnerabilities to their capabilities, with a large increase in traffic being directed to sites hosting the Angler exploit, which then attempt to exploit a Silverlight memory disclosure vulnerability.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2770

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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