IE 0day (CVE-2013-3893) and DeputyDog operation

This week, we wrote about the discovered 0day vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which was used in a targeted attack. Later, FireEye specialists published details of the investigation into this attack, which indicates that the attackers' targets were in Japan, and the attackers themselves had the same infrastructure that was used to compromise Bit9. This operation was called “DeputyDog” and was used to install malware using the appropriate exploit.

ESET antivirus products detect this exploit as Win32 / Exploit.CVE-2013-3893.A .