Now that three of the most dominant exploit kits have cleared the
field, smaller players and new entrants can expand their market share.
And they are becoming more sophisticated and agile. Exploit kits that
appeared poised for growth in late 2016 were Sundown, Sweet Orange, and
Magnitude. These kits, as well as RIG, are known to target Flash,
Silverlight, and Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerabilities. (See Figure 11
Uninstalling Flash, and disabling or removing unnecessary browser
plugins, will help users reduce the risk that they will be compromised
by these threats.