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  • Blog Post: Analysis of the Eleonore exploit pack shellcode

    '‚ÄčEleonore ' is a malware package that contains a collection of exploits used to compromise web pages. When the compromised web pages are viewed via vulnerable systems, the exploit payload is run. Eleonore is purchased by an attacker from an underground website. The attacker then gains access to Internet...
  • Blog Post: Nobel Prize site hacked, delivers malware

    Yesterday (Oct 26, 2010), MMPC researchers learned that the Nobel Peace Prize website " nobelprize.org " was hacked and users browsing the site using Firefox versions 3.5 and 3.6 may have received malware. The malware is delivered by way of a malicious JavaScript that exploits a vulnerability...