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Booby-trapped Hugo Boss Advert Spreads Cryptowall Ransomware

April 13, 2015 | BY

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.

Xtube Exploit led to Cryptowall Malware

March 31, 2015 | BY

The compromise of the adult website xtube.com last week was big news. Perhaps even bigger news is that visitors who were exploited were infected with a Cryptovirus known as Cryptowall.

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