Piecing the malware puzzle – Exploring a spike in exploit activity

In this post, we explore a telemetry spike in Java/OpenConnection and CVE-2011-3544 exploit activity. While reviewing user feedback from the Microsoft Malware Protection Center recently, we noticed an unprecedented amount of feedback on one particular Java/OpenConnection variant — TrojanDownloader:Java/OpenConnection.PK. Such interest in this type of Java applet-based exploit is quite unusual, and prompted us to investigate…

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