August 20, 2007

Know Your Enemy: Malicious Web Servers

Author: JT Smith

HNS has a paper that examines client-side attacks and evaluates methods to defend against client-side attacks on web browsers. First, it provides an overview of client-side attacks and introduces the honeypot technology that allows security researchers to detect and examine these attacks. Then it proceeds to examine a number of cases in which malicious web servers on the Internet were identified with honeypot technology and evaluates different defense methods. It concludes with a set of recommendations that one can implement to make web browsing safer.

Link: net-security.org

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  • Security
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