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As the past has show us, cybercriminals are not the most trustworthy people when it come to holding valuable sources, and it looks like we're about to get another reminder of that, this time with an exploit pack leak. RIG is a popular exploit kit which has been around for about a year and sold on various "underground" forums. On February 3rd 2015 a user claiming to be the "Official HF Sales Rep" posted a sales thread on hackforums (HF), which is unusual as most serious sellers avoid this forum completely. It's likely the decision to allow resellers on this specific board was due to a large amo
A spitting match between developers of the Rig Exploit Kit and one of its resellers resulted in a partial leak of the kit’s source code in a hacker forum. Rig is less than a year old and is spread primarily in malvertising campaigns, pushing Flash, Java and Microsoft Silverlight exploits; some versions also push ransomware. Experts, however, aren’t sure this will give birth to a rash of campaigns centered on Rig. “I do not think this will be really noticeable,” said French exploit kit researcher Kafeine, who found the leak being advertised on a hacker board. He said the main pushers of Rig do