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G DATA Exploit Protection effectively prevents attacks by infected Magento shops

G DATA Exploit Protection effectively prevents attacks by infected Magento shops

10/22/2015 - Thousands of online shops running an outdated version of the Magento eCommerce platform have been infected with malware since 18 October 2015, according to a report by security firm Sucuri (https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/10/massive-magento-guruincsite-infection.html). The infected shops distribute exploit kits to visitors in order to steal payment or login data. This is the third largest wave of...

Author: Siebert, Thomas , Christian Lueg

Staying alert when buying banners: Google's advertising service misused for distributing malware

Staying alert when buying banners: Google's advertising service misused for distributing malware

04/10/2015 - The recent case of malware distribution via Google AdSense advertising banners is an arresting example of how quickly a huge number of websites across the world can become embroiled in cyber attacks. A supplier of the advertising network has apparently been compromised. The attackers deployed the Nuclear exploit kit with the aim of infecting millions of users with malware. Since mid-March, Nuclear...

Author: Sabrina Berkenkopf , Matthias Meyer
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