Toy Maker Maisto Unwittingly Serves Up CryptXXX Ransomware

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Note:Maisto[.]com is now in maintenance mode to fix the issue.

The website of popular American brand Maisto, known for miniature and radio-controlled toy vehicles, was caught pushing the Angler exploit kit eventually leading to ransomware infections.

According to website security company Sucuri, maisto[.]com is running on a Microsoft IIS server and showing an outdated version of the Joomla Content Management System, therefore exposing itself to automated hacks.

Details:
https://blog.malwarebytes.org/threat-analysis/2016/04/toy-maker-maisto-unwittingly-serves-up-cryptxxx-ransomware/

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Re: Toy Maker Maisto Unwittingly Serves Up CryptXXX Ransomware
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2016, 05:48:16 PM »
When will these companies learn?

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