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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 23, 2013

May 22, V3.co.uk – (International) Apache Darkleech PDF and JavaScript attacks infect hundreds more websites. Researchers at Zscaler discovered a marked increase in the number of Web sites being infected by Darkleech (a.k.a. Linux Cdorked) JavaScript attacks. The exploit injects malicious redirections that lead to a page hosting the Blackhole exploit kit. Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2269775/apache-darkleech-pdf-and-javascript-attacks-infect-hundreds-more-websites

May 22, V3.co.uk – (International) Apple OS X Oslo malware linked to sophisticated ‘Operation Hangover’ gang in India. Researchers at security firm Norman discovered a large malware and cyber-espionage campaign involving OS X malware recently uncovered at a conference in Norway. The campaign appears related to a non-state group in India. Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2269659/researchers-connect-oslo-os-x-malware-to-india-hangover-gang

May 21, IDG News Service – (International) Researchers find critical vulnerabilities in popular game engines. Researchers at ReVuln found memory corruption and buffer-overflow issues in four computer game engines that could allow attackers to launch remote code execution or denial of service attacks against clients and servers. Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/052113-researchers-find-critical-vulnerabilities-in-270012.html

May 21, Threatpost – (International) IE 8 zero day pops up in targeted attacks against Korean military sites. A malware campaign targeting South Korean military and political Web sites dubbed the Sunshop Campaign was found to be using two Java exploits and the same Internet Explorer (IE) 8 exploit used recently against the U.S. Department of Labor. Source: http://threatpost.com/ie-8-zero-day-pops-up-in-targeted-attacks-against-korean-military-sites/

May 21, Threatpost – (International) Google fixes more than a dozen flaws in Chrome 27. Google released the newest version of its Chrome browser, addressing 16 vulnerabilities ranging in severity. Source: http://threatpost.com/google-fixes-more-than-a-dozen-flaws-in-chrome-27/

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