The online version of Technology Review today carries a story I wrote about a government funded research group that is preparing to release a new free tool designed to block “drive-by downloads,” attacks in which the mere act of visiting a hacked or malicious Web site results in the installation of an unwanted program, usually without the visitor’s consent or knowledge.
This is an excerpt from Brian Krebs' blog. Can't wait for this tool to be available.
Full article here:
http://www.krebsonsecurity.com/2010/02/ ... downloads/