Latest Internet Explorer Zero-Day Used Against Taiwan Targets

Last week, Microsoft published some details regarding a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer that was being used in targeted attacks against Japanese targets as Fireeye published last week.

Alien Vault have identified a version of the exploit hosted on a subdomain of Taiwan’s Government e-Procurement System. When users visit the main webpage a Javascript code will redirect them to the exploit page if it is the first time the visit the page.

If the exploitation is successful the exploit downloads a payload from the IP address 210.177.74.45

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