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Flash EK Strikes Again via Google’s DoubleClick

Malvertising

Flash EK Strikes Again via Google’s DoubleClick

Mainstream sites and their visitors were impacted by a large malvertising attack that started via Google's DoubleClick ad network.

By Jérôme Segura

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Booby-trapped Hugo Boss Advert Spreads Cryptowall Ransomware

Malvertising

Booby-trapped Hugo Boss Advert Spreads Cryptowall Ransomware

We've discovered a malicious advert that was displayed on huffingtonpost.com and that was used to deliver the Cryptowall ransomware via a Flash exploit.

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Dell System Detect Vulnerability now classified as a PUP

Exploits

Dell System Detect Vulnerability now classified as a PUP

As of last night, Malwarebytes started detecting a very popular and very vulnerable application as a PUP. This application, Dell System Detect, is pre-installed with many Dell systems.

Booby-trapped Hugo Boss Advert Spreads Cryptowall Ransomware

April 13, 2015 | BY

Booby-trapped Hugo Boss Advert Spreads Cryptowall Ransomware

Malicious advertising attacks (malvertising) have been plaguing mainstream sites and their visitors a lot these past few years. While some are easy to spot and get rid of, others tend to be much more sophisticated and hard to shine light on. This past Saturday, we discovered a malicious advert that was displayed on huffingtonpost.com and that was used to deliver the Cryptowall ransomware via a Flash exploit.

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