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Rob Kraus | April 06, 2011
With all the recent buzz about Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and client-side attacks, now may be a great time to talk about what client-side attacks are and some examples of attacks commonly used to leverage client-side application vulnerabilities.
What are client-side attacks?
First, client-side attacks are nothing new, but the tools and techniques to execute them are getting better every day. This means the attacks are becoming easier to perform successfully and the increased success rate will fuel the desire for malicious attackers to continue using them for quite some time.
In traditional Client/Server architecture, the “client” is usually an operating system the corporate end-user (employee) interacts with on a daily basis. These are often one of the various flavors of Microsoft’s... read more >
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