New research from Malwarebytes has found that malvertising is one of the primary infection vectors used to reach millions of consumers this year.
Successfully hiding messages in images has already been done, but is it possible to deliver an exploit in one - and run it? Saumil Shah, founder and CEO of Net-Square, has demonstrated at Hack in the Box Amsterdam 2015 that it's possible, and has posited that such attacks are more than likely to crop up in the near future, as he can't be the only one who thought about this, tried it and succeeded.
Well-known security researcher Kafeine has spotted an active campaign aimed at compromising SOHO routers and changing their DNS settings so that the attackers can seamlessly redirect users to phishing sites, hijack their search queries, intercept their traffic, and more.
Hacker David Leo has released a PoC exploit for a Safari vulnerability that can be misused to trick users into thinking they are on one site while they are actually on another - a boon for phishers.
Sucuri Security researchers have discovered yet another malicious campaign redirecting users to sites hosting exploits.
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