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Chinese, Russian hackers counting on Apache Struts vulnerabilities – a report by Quick Heal Security Labs

 March 7, 2018

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Apache Struts is an open-source CMS based on MVC framework for developing Java EE Web Applications. Apache Struts has been widely used by many Fortune 100 companies and government agencies over the years for developing web applications. But, websites built using a CMS constantly need to upgrade the CMS versions in their web application servers, because vulnerabilities...

Massive campaign delivering Monero Miner via compromised websites – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 November 24, 2017

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Ransomware outbreaks have been on the rise for quite some time now but suddenly we are observing a change in this trend.  Seems like the rise observed in cryptocurrency valuations especially for Bitcoins is making attackers to go after cryptocurrency mining. Cryptocurrency miner malware have become hot attack vectors for...

Anatomy of Flash Exploit (CVE-2015-8651) integrated into Rig Exploit Kit

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 April 25, 2017
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We all know how the infamous RIG Exploit Kit have been used to infect the end users. We are seeing a constant spike in the usage of the RIG Exploit Kit by malware actors to spread malware. Its use has been noticed in different campaigns such as EITest, pseudoDarkleech, and...

Latest IT Security News and Updates from Last Week

 August 19, 2013

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Google Sleeps for 5 minutes, 40% of Internet Traffic Goes Kaput Google is not called the Big G for nothing. Google and all of its services suffered a downtime for up to five minutes last Friday. This caused global Internet traffic to drop by about 40%. It is estimated that...