Friday, November 20, 2015
Finding secure advantage in the explosion of exploit kit activity
According to the latest Infoblox DNS Threat Index, which measures the creation of malicious Domain Name Service (DNS) infrastructure, just four examples accounted for 96 percent of the total activity in the 'exploit kit' category during the third quarter of 2015. The exploit kits in the hit parade were Angler, Magnitude, Neutrino and Nuclear. This represents, quarter on quarter, a 75 percent increase in the creation of malicious domains by cyber-criminals unleashing exploit kits. So why did one security expert who spoke to SCMagazineUK.com suggest this explosion in exploit kit activity can be used to help harden your security posture?