Windows 10 users targeted in new social engineering attack


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Cybercriminals who previously exploited vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, Java and Internet Explorer to infect users with malware, now make use of social engineering to distribute ransomware. The developers of the Magnitude exploit kit that previously abused vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and Flash now use new tricks to infect their victims with malware.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.myce.com/news/windows-10-users-targeted-new-social-engineering-attack-81588/