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Thousands of hacked WordPress sites abused in Neutrino EK attacks

2015/08/21

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Zscaler discovered a malware campaign in which cybercriminals have compromised over 2,600 WordPress 4.2 and prior Web sites in August by planting malicious iframes with redirects to Neutrino exploit kit (EK) landing pages. The Neutrino landing page exploits Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities to inject CryptoWall 3.0 ransomware on victims' computers.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/thousands-hacked-wordpress-sites-abused-neutrino-ek-attacks

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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