July 3, 2006

Concepts against Man-in-the-Browser Attacks

Anonymous Reader writes "A new threat is emerging that attacks browsers by means of trojan horses. The new breed of new trojan horses can modify the transactions on-the-fly, as they are formed in in browsers, and still display the user's intended transaction to her. Structurally they are a man-in-the-middle attack between the the user and the security mechanisms of the browser."

Link: it-observer.com

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