Malware

Exploit Kits: Getting in by Any Means Necessary

Provided by Palo Alto Networks

Category Malware

Type White Paper

Length 13

Publish Date October 17 2016

Date posted February 13 2017

Overview

Exploit kits were developed as a way to automatically exploit vulnerable computers browsing the web in a silent manner, simplifying what had previously been a complex process. Since their first documented use in 2006, exploits kits have quickly proliferated and become a widely used and extremely effective method for large-scale malware distribution and profit generation for malicious actors.

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