A critical, easy to exploit vulnerability that opens more than 12 million SOHO routers around the world to remote compromise has been discovered by Check Point researchers.
Exploit kits are a great means to an end for malware distributors, who either buy them or rent them in order to widely disseminate their malicious wares.
A while back, SANS ISC CTO Johannes Ullrich discovered that cybercrooks were targeting Hikvision Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) in order to infect them with bitcoin-mining malware.
Last week, in its regular Patch Tuesday, Microsoft patched a number of serious vulnerabilities, including one that is nearly two decades old, dating back to Microsoft IE 3.0.
Microsoft has shared more details about the critical elevation of privilege bug found in Microsoft Windows Kerberos Key Distribution Center (CVE-2014-6324) which is being exploited in "limited, targeted attacks" in the wild, and has once again urged admins and users to apply the issued patch.
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