Nearly two months have passed since the public revelation of the Heartbleed bug affecting the widely used open source cryptographic library OpenSSL.
"Silverlight exploits are the drive-by flavor of the month," claim Cisco researchers.
Cybercriminals continuously discover more ways to successfully target new outlets for financial theft, according to Trend Micro.
Even though the data gathered by Microsoft points to the fact that cybercriminals now prefer deceptive tactics to exploits, it does not mean that the latter approach has been wholly abandoned.
Given that Microsoft has closed the Internet Explorer 0-day vulnerability that was exploited to compromise US-based defense and financial firms, the Sourcefire vulnerability research team has decided to share some more details about the exploit.