One hacker kit accounts for 71% of all attacks

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Courtesy of Information Week

JANUARY 23, 2007 | A multi-exploit hack pack was responsible for nearly three-fourths of all Web-based attacks during December, a security company said Tuesday.

Tagged with the moniker “Q406 Roll-up,” the attack kit was behind 70.9% of last month’s attacks, reported Atlanta, Ga.-based Exploit Prevention Labs. Up to a dozen different exploits make up the kit, which includes several exploits derived from the proof-of-concept code that researcher HD Moore published in July 2006 during his “Month of Browser Bugs” project.

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