Internet Explorer zero-day exploit found on more websites. Fingers point towards Elderwood Project

Paul Baccas, a researcher at SophosLabs, has uncovered two new sites which have been hit by the recently-discovered Internet Explorer zero-day remote code execution vulnerability.

The attacks bear all the hallmarks of previous infections spread by the so-called Elderwood Project.

First up is a website serving the Uyghur people of East Turkestan…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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