Pierluigi Paganini September 23, 2015
Malvertising campaign targeted the Forbes Website, million users at risks

Security researchers at FireEye have uncovered a new malvertising campaign that exploited the popular news website. Security experts at FireEye have uncovered a new malvertising campaign that exploited the popular news website. The malvertising campaign was discovered earlier this month, according to the analysis published by FireEye, the attackers exploited the website […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2015
GoDaddy accounts compromised to run a campaign based on Angler kit

Experts at Cisco discovered a new technique dubbed Domain Shadowing consisting in the creation of thousand subdomains used to spread the Angler exploit kit Cyber criminals have used hundreds of legitimate domain name accounts registered through GoDaddy to run a malicious campaign using the popular Angler exploit kit. Crooks hacked domain name accounts in order […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2015
McAfee Labs Threat Report – many mobile apps still vulnerable

The McAfee Labs Threat Report: February 2015 analyzes security level of mobile apps and the evolution of principal cyber threats. Last year the Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) analyzed the level of security implemented by Android applications, in particular the experts focused their investigation on Android applications that failed to properly validate SSL certificates. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 26, 2014
Why Adobe issued the Out-of-Band Flash Player Update for CVE-2014-8439?

Adobe has released yesterday an out-of-band update to fix a critical remote code-execution vulnerability CVE-2014-8439 in Flash Player that is being exploited in the wild. Adobe has released an emergency patch to patch a critical remote code-execution vulnerability (CVE-2104-8439) affecting Flash Player that was already fixed last month (Adobe’s Oct. 14th), but that was exploited […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2014
Malvertising campaign hit high profile websites including java_com

A new malvertising campaign has been spotted by experts at Fox-IT, the researchers discovered malicious ads on high-profile websites including Experts at Fox-IT revealed in a blog post the Internet firm AppNexus is the origin of a new “malvertising” campaign, which is based on the Angler Exploit Kit to redirect visitors to malicious websites serving the Asprox malware. AppNexus provides a platform […]