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AdGholas Malvertising Campaign Employs Astrum Exploit Kit

At the end of April this year, we found Astrum exploit kit employing Diffie-Hellman key exchange to prevent monitoring tools and researchers from replaying their traffic. As AdGholas started to push the exploit, we saw another evolution: Astrum using HTTPS to further obscure their malicious traffic. We spotted a new AdGholas malvertising campaign using the A
Publish At:2017-06-20 11:50 | Read:7983 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bad Sites Ransomware AdGholas Astrum exploit kit malvertisin

Will Astrum Fill the Vacuum in the Exploit Kit Landscape?

The decline of exploit kit activity—particularly from well-known exploit kits like Magnitude, Nuclear, Neutrino, and Rig during the latter half of 2016—doesn’t mean exploit kits are throwing in the towel just yet. This is the case with Astrum (also known as Stegano), an old and seemingly reticent exploit kit we observed to have been updated multiple times as
Publish At:2017-05-18 23:10 | Read:5285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits Vulnerabilities Astrum diffie-hellman exploit kit e

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/15/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/15/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Monday, September 15, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NEWS ONLY TODA
Publish At:2014-09-15 17:30 | Read:4678 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Astrum CIA Drone Act FinFisher Freenode GCHQ Holder Kaf

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