Hackers used the Angler toolkit in order to take advantage of vulnerabilities in Flash, Java, and other browser plug-ins.
Cisco has disrupted a major browser-based hacking operation, thought to be worth $30 million to criminals each year. The company said unnamed hackers used the notorious Angler Exploit Kit to take advantage of vulnerabilities in common browser plugins, such as Flash and Java.
As many as 90,000 users were affected each day by the attack.
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