back to article Security education outfit EC-Council dishes out ransomware online

Senior threat intelligence man Yonathan Klijnsma says the website of the EC-Council, the organisation responsible for the Ethical Hacker certification, is serving the dangerous Angler exploit kit to infect PCs. Klijnsma of Dutch firm Fox-IT says the website was serving the world's most highly-capable and dangerous exploit kit …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    He says he informed the EC-Council and claims it "didn't seem to care".

    Nope, it wont care. It wont have a clue what Angler is, much less an "exploit kit".

    Its lackadaisical attitudes like this that allow much of this crap to go unchecked for so long...

    They should have their certificates revoked and web traffic blocked until they sort the issue...

    Also a big red cross plastered over the home screen.

    1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

      Re: This:

      They probably don't even know who is responsible for the website.

      Likely to be some greek consultancy.

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