The Internet threat alert status is currently normal. At present, no major epidemics or other serious incidents have been recorded by Kaspersky Lab’s monitoring service. Internet threat level: 1

Aug 19 2013

Anti-decompiling techniques in malicious Java Applets

While I was investigating the Trojan.JS.Iframe.aeq case one of the files dropped by the Exploit Kit was an Applet exploiting a vulnerability.

Aug 01 2011

Exploit kits attack vector – mid-year update

It is very interesting to see how short the lifespan of an exploit kit is. Some kits that were once popular and infected thousands of users are no longer being used.

Feb 10 2011

Exploit Kits – A Different View

Exploit kits are packs containing malicious programs that are mainly used to carry out automated ‘drive-by’ attacks in order to spread malware. These kits are sold on the black market, where prices ranging from several hundred to over a thousand dollars are paid. Nowadays, it is also...