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Angler Exploit Kit updated to target PCs and Macs with Silverlight attack

Angler Exploit Kit updated to target PCs and Macs with Silverlight attack

PC and Mac users are being advised to ensure that their computers are updated with the latest security patches, following the discovery that the notorious Angler exploit kit is taking advantage of a known vulnerability in Microsoft's Silverlight technology.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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$30 million ransomware campaign derailed as Angler Exploit Kit operations disrupted

The internet is a little bit safer today, and that is something we should all be grateful for.

The reason? Security researchers have taken on organised criminal gangs who have been using the notorious Angler Exploit Kit in malware campaigns stealing up to $3 million each month through ransomware attacks.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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