Brazilian and Russian Blackhats working together

Websense Security Labs has discovered that Brazilian based malicious code authors are now utilizing a popular web exploit kit which originates in Russia. This combination of the groups working together is relevant because previously we have not seen such collaboration. The Web Attacker toolkit allows attackers to place code on their website to infect users when the site is visited. This toolkit is the most popular exploit kit on the web today.

Previously, Brazilian attacks mostly used deception as a means to dupe users into running their code. These attacks provide the largest volume of unique samples that we see on daily basis. WebsenseŽ - Security Labs Alert: Brazilian and Russian Blackhats working together

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 15th January 2007 11:59PM