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Iranian Firefighters' Website Compromised to Serve VertexNet RAT
Posted by Gianluca Giuliani on 01 November 2012 07:30 AM

 

Thanks to the Websense® ThreatSeeker™ Network, we have detected that an Iranian website has been compromised to serve a Remote Administration Tool (RAT) called VertexNet. This website does not have a high Alexa rank, but is one of a few cases which has caught our attention. The targeted website (reachable at the URL: hxxp://www.sarifire.ir) seems to be a portal documenting the activities of firefighters in the
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Oct
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What Happens if a PPC Company Website is Compromised to Serve jRat?
Posted by Gianluca Giuliani on 18 October 2012 07:53 PM

Thanks to the Websense® ThreatSeeker® Network, we have discovered another interesting case of malicious web injection. This one tries to install a Java-based back door on visitors' systems. Its target is the pay-per-click company PocketCents, which has recently been targeted by two additional attacks. This company's business makes it a really interesting target for this type of attack. Given the intensive tracking they
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