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Convincing YouTube look-alike fires RIG Exploit Kit

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Convincing YouTube look-alike fires RIG Exploit Kit

This is a great article and needs to be read. Not only is there a fake Flash Player error message but a silent drive by as well in the background.

 

August 25, 2014   |   By Jérôme Segura

 

"The Bait

 

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The drive-by

 

Those of you familiar with exploit kits will have recognized a landing page for the RIG EK. So as your browser loads the fake YouTube page another one is fetched in the background, triggering an exploitation and infection chain:

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In this particular case you are hit with a Silverlight and Flash exploit before the final payload is dropped (VT link)."

 

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Re: Convincing YouTube look-alike fires RIG Exploit Kit

Wow, that is sneaky!

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