According to a newly released report from NSS Labs, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 outperforms competing browsers in protecting against socially engineered malware. More details:
Posts Categorized: Exploits
by Dancho Danchev As part of its quarterly patch update, today Adobe issued a critical security update plugging multiple security holes in its Acrobat Reader, and Adobe Acrobat software applications. More details:
by Dancho Danchev Security researchers from the Internet Storm Center, have intercepted a currently ongoing SQL injection attack, that has already affected over 200,000 URLs. The attack was originally detected in early December, 2011. It currently affects ASP sites and Coldfusion, as well as all versions of MSSQL.
By Mike Johnson As a follow-up to the Blackhole Exploit posting, I thought I would share one aspect of my job that I truely enjoy: Discovery. While investigating some active urls being served up via a blackhole kit, I noticed something quite odd, as I would end up on sites that had malicious code injected into their webpages. Once the redirection to the blackhole kit was initiated, I saw the usual exploits taking place, first being Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash, then onto Adobe Reader and Java. This time, the kit didn’t stop there. Internet Explorer proceeded to launch Windows Media Player. Since I had never […]