Cracked[dot]com Spreads Malware

On Monday, November 11th, it was discovered that¬†Cracked[dot]com was infected by malware performing drive by downloads. The discovery comes from Barracuda Labs Research. The malware was spread through a drive-by-download. The number of systems it has infected is unknown. Given the site is ranked by Alexa¬†as number 289 in the U.S. and 654 worldwide the…

Cyber Criminals Get More Sophisticated

Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) jumbles the memory locations of important components of a program making it problematic for attackers to determine where the components exist in in order to exploit them. ASLR is the most effective mans for averting a Windows security breach. However, Current trends in malware show a shift toward an ASLR…