Magnitude exploit kit

Cerber ransomware operation exposed… and boy is it lucrative!

Researchers have cracked open Cerber and revealed it to be one of the most lucrative ransomware-as-a-service platforms in the world.

David Bisson reports.

Pirate Bay hit by malvertising attack, drops Cerber ransomware

A malvertising campaign recently struck popular torrent site The Pirate Bay and redirected users to landing pages for the Magnitude exploit kit, where they were infected with the notorious Cerber ransomware.

David Bisson reports.

Have Adobe Flash? Update now against actively-exploited zero-day flaw

Adobe has released an emergency security update for Flash Player, protecting against a vulnerability that is being actively exploited by hackers to spread ransomware.

Angler, Magnitude, and other exploit kits nearly twice as active as this time last year

Exploit kits prey upon the fact that most users are slow to update their machines.

Keep yourself patched and adopted a layered defence to better protect yourself against the Angler exploit kit and its cohorts, advises David Bisson.

Patch Adobe Flash urgently, or risk being attacked via the Magnitude exploit kit

If you’re going to do one thing today, make sure your computers are running an up-to-date version of Flash.

Malware strikes thousands of Yahoo users via poisoned adverts

Thousands of visitors to the Yahoo website were attacked by malware, spread via poisoned adverts in recent days.

Official PHP website hacked, spreads malware infection

The website, the official home of the open-source PHP programming language, has been hacked and used to spread malware to visitors.