Zero-Day Exploits Abound at Legitimate Web Sites

By | June 12, 2006

According to the latest research from software maker Exploit Prevention Labs, malware targeting flaws in popular software including Microsoft´s Windows is being delivered by more Web sites than ever, despite efforts to patch the vulnerabilities.

Security applications vendor Exploit Prevention Labs released the findings of a new report that contends that Internet-based threats using so-called zero-day attacks continue to proliferate at a rapid pace.

In addition to appearing with greater frequency than ever before, and on a larger numbers of seemingly legitimate Web sites, researchers said that the attacks on software vulnerabilities in popular programs such as Microsoft Windows are increasingly being used for criminal purposes.Read Full Story

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