Magniber ransomware gang now exploits Internet Explorer flaws in attacks


The Magniber ransomware gang is now using two Internet Explorer vulnerabilities and malicious advertisements to infect users and encrypt their devices.

The two Internet Explorer vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2021-26411 and CVE-2021-40444, with both having a CVSS v3 severity score of 8.8.

The first one, CVE-2021-26411, was fixed in March 2021 and is a memory corruption flaw triggered by viewing a specially crafted website.

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Source: Bleeping Computer