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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



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:


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!