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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#814 Two exploit kits spreading attacks for recent Flash Player zero day
Exploits for the most recent Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnerability have been integrated into the Neutrino and Magnitude exploit kits, and are leading compromised computers to different ransomware strains and a credential-stealing Trojan.

A French researcher who goes by the handle Kafeine told Threatpost that Neutrino has embedded a working exploit for CVE-2016-4117 while Magnitude has not fully implemented the exploit.

Kafeine said that Magnitude is firing exploits for Flash Player up to version, but the payloads are not executing, despite the presence of references to the vulnerable code. It could be that the exploit was not implemented correctly; Kafeine said that as of this morning the payloads were not working.

Detection rates on VirusTotal for the Neutrino exploit remains low, only five of 56 as of this morning.
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