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Fluctuation in the Exploit Kit Market – Temporary Blip or Long-Term Trend?

Exploit kit activity is waning. Collectively these malware distribution tools used to be a prominent method of infection. They rely on compromised websites, malicious adverts and social engineering to direct web traffic to their landing pages and attempt the exploitation of vulnerable software. Operated by various actors and groups, exploit kits possess different features, use […]

New “Blaze” exploit kit claims to exploit recent Cisco WebEx vulnerability

A previously undetected exploit kit has been offered for sale on the clear web forum HackForums since February 8, 2017 with the name “Blaze Exploit Kit”. It was offered for sale by a user with the nickname “Cat Warrior” (see Figure 1) who has a good reputation on the forum and who had previously operated […]