Category Archives: security

A look at the Magnitude Exploit Kit encoding

In this post I will be going thru the multiple ways that they use to encode 3 pages in the pcap. I will use the pacp available from Zerophage @Zerophage1337 located here https://zerophagemalware.com/2017/04/20/magnitude-ek-urls-from-14-20-april/ We will start with the initial get … Continue reading

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Angler Exploit Kit Steganography

When I first started working with exploit kits I started with Angler EK. I was learning how the redirect from the compromised site worked and building tools to decode them. Once you get to the exploit kit landing page then … Continue reading

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A new version of the Rig EK

It looks like the developers of the Rig EK have been busy. In my last post Pulling apart Rig Exploit Kit we see the way the decompiled flash file looked. It used several action script files and used 2 different … Continue reading

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Pulling apart Rig Exploit Kit

In the last post, A look at a cross bred Neutrino EK–Rig EK Flash file we see where the two exploit kits were merged into one. This one is pure Rig and looks the same on the surface as other … Continue reading

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A look at a cross bred Neutrino EK–Rig EK Flash file

A recent post by Jérôme Segura of Malwarebytes https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/exploits-threat-analysis/2016/08/neutrino-ek-more-flash-trickery/ Although this post showed the flash file being sent from the compromised site rather than a “Gate” is interesting. What is more interesting is what is inside of this flash file. … Continue reading

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De-obfuscating Cerber Malspam file

On July 1’st 2016 I seen a tweet by Herbie Zimmerman   @HerbieZimmerman where he had gotten a zip file from some malaspam  containing an obfuscated Java Script file. The infection chain is documented on his site here https://www.herbiez.com/?p=550 He had … Continue reading

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Unknown Exploit Kit

When I first seen a screenshot of this one that’s what this was, Unknown. Here is the twitter message that Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes posted. and the response by William Metcalf @node5 replied that it was Sundown/Xer and they steal … Continue reading

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