Malignant JavaScript mutates to evade detection

Friday, 3 August 2007, 8:09 PM EST

Hackers have hit on a new technique for invading desktop computers via compromised Web sites, while avoiding anti-virus detectors, according to the SANS Institute.

SANS' Internet Storm Center (ISC) said on Thursday it has come across the attack on a compromised Web site, where an iframe was used to deploy various pieces of malicious code via JavaScript; iframes allow content from one Web site to be embedded in another Web site.

At InfoWorld.

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