Safe surfing is getting harder to do and if your users access the Internet with a web browser, they could be putting their machines and the entire network at risk. During the fourth quarter of 2009, a malware analysis tool made by Dasient found that over 560,000 web sites were “infected” with malicious code. More bad news: the attacks are becoming more efficient, more sophisticated and more difficult to detect. And it’s not just dynamic web pages that are being infected; about 40 percent of the compromised pages were static pages.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.