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Windows 7: 80% of attacks are redirects from legitimate sites

07 Dec 2012   #1
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80% of attacks are redirects from legitimate sites

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2012 was a year of new platforms and modern malwareŚwhat was once a homogeneous world of Windows systems, is now a landscape made up of diverse platforms. Modern malware is taking advantage of these trends, creating new challenges for IT security professionals.
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07 Dec 2012   #2
lehnerus2000

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Maybe people will stop saying that you can't get infected, if you only stick to "legitimate" sites (that hasn't been true for years).
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07 Dec 2012   #3
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
Maybe people will stop saying that you can't get infected, if you only stick to "legitimate" sites (that hasn't been true for years).
Yep. For this to be true, said sites would have to be 100% secure, which as far as I know has never been even proven possible.
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