Use reputation-based web-filtering solutions Ė The malicious sites that serve DbD attacks change quite frequently, as do the legitimate sites that have been hijacked. Security organizations and vendors, like WatchGuard, use many automated techniques to keep track of the latest malware distributing sites, and offer reputation services that can keep you and your users away from them. You should consider using web-filtering solutions to help you avoid dangerous sites on the Internet.
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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