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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on May 23, 2013

May 22, – (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:

May 22, – (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:

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:

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:

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:

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