Defending against drive-by downloads
by Corey Nachreiner - Director of Security Strategy at WatchGuard - Monday, 3 February 2014.
Black hats have become extremely sneaky and sophisticated in their cyber attacks. Drive-by downloads have become the silent but deadly, de facto attack that criminals have chosen to deliver most of their malware, and watering hole attacks make providing victims childís play. However, with a little vigilance and knowledge, anyone can avoid this web-based infection vector. Diligently apply the cyber tradecraft you learned and youíll survive most DbD malware encounters unscathed.

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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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