Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to manage spam, viruses, and malware were working, but as a result of this success, the threats they protected against were forced to change. Learn about today’s key security trends and how you can fight against the sophisticated new generation of Internet threats.
the Storm bots sending spam and the other bots serving malicious webpages. To make Storm even more virulent, the designer included drive-by browser exploits - a class of exploits that can infect a vulnerable, un-patched computer simply by means of viewing the webpage - no download of any executable file required. PEER-TO-PEER AND SELF-DEFENDING Once compromised, Storm-infected systems connect into a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) network to maintain redundancy and de-centralize communication. Prior to Storm,