March 10, 2016, 6:15 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

The Angler exploit kit took over from Blackhole as the tool of choice for the discerning malware writer, achieving a position of prominence among web exploit kits, not last due to the extreme variety of exploits used. While Angler doesn’t … Continue reading

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March 26, 2014, 12:57 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender has added detection to all products for code exploiting the recently revealed Word 2010 memory corruption vulnerability, which is (according to Microsoft) being used in the wild in targeted attacks. More about the vulnerability here and here. The detection … Continue reading

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March 4, 2013, 8:42 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

The 2012 sample of MiniDuke is now fully analyzed and the results are in, revealing a surprisingly simple and effective way to target a spy e-threat while avoiding “collateral damage” and thus premature detection. Bitdefender anti-malware researcher Marius Tivadar has … Continue reading

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