The following platforms are known to be affected:
|10 Sep 2018||
Further details have emerged regarding Fallout's infection vector and payloads.
The exploit kit is delivered by drive-by-download or malvertising attacks from previously compromised websites. It will fingerprint the user's browser profile in an attempt to match to a target of interest. If successful, the user is redirected to a landing page for the kit.
Once on a device, Fallout will install different malware depending on the user profile collected earlier. Observed payloads include Smoke Loader and GandCrab.
Remediation adviceTo prevent and detect an infection, ensure that:
Last edited: 17 February 2020 12:43 pm