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Shake-ups at the top of the exploit kit world continue, with news the world's two top pop boxes have disappeared. Exploit kits are the all-in-one commercial crime offerings through which specifically vulnerable users can be targeted with a barrage of constantly updated and occasionally zero-day attacks. Victims subject to …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    $100,000 a month

    And nobody is noticing that ?

    We get all of our conversations recorded and spied upon for nothing, but these crims fleece the general population and make mountains of cash from it and nobody lifts a finger.

    So tell us again, NSA, whose security is it you're so preoccupied by ?

    1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge
      Big Brother

      Re: $100,000 a month

      Well, at least our illegal arm drops which are totally unlike "Putin in Ukraine", yes sir, because we are just supporting offshoots of Al Qaeda and not evil Novorossya insurrectionists are arriving at their destination, so at least some of the three-letter agencies are doing their job.

      Ohh... wait....

  2. Will Godfrey Silver badge
    Unhappy

    Don't Panic

    I'm sure normal service will soon be restored.

  3. Mark 85 Silver badge

    So they just went away... hard to believe. Maybe they're working on an upgrade? Some pissed off BOFH or Godfather type, decided they had enough of their malware? Or maybe they just had limited greed....bought the Ferrari and few other toys and decided to retire?

    1. Captain DaFt

      "Maybe they're working on an upgrade?"

      This. Now that Check Point has searched out the weaknesses and vulnerabilities and published them, it would be foolish for the miscreants not to revamp and harden their software.

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