The Rapid Increase in the Sophistication of Exploit Kits

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Minimalist, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. Minimalist

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    Why is it that articles like this don't mention prevention solutions at the point of attack (the triggering mechanism in the Exploit Kit itself)?

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    Sensationalism and spreading FUD.
     
  4. Minimalist

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    I guess that they only focus on one aspect of those exploits - in this case their "sophistication". If they explain it all in one article they won't have anything to write next weak. So prevention might be presented in next article :)
     
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    More than half of the article is about the weakness of detection (a type of end-point prevention).

    It would be easy to mention prevention at the perimeter, where the triggering action is:

    In-The-Wild, Nuclear Kit Found That Automatically Generates Flash Exploit Variants On-The-Fly
    http://www.morphisec.com/in-the-wil...-generates-flash-exploit-variants-on-the-fly/
    (My emphasis)

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    What do you base that on. Sounds like marketing drivel to me.
     
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