How malware works: Anatomy of a drive-by download web attack

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  • Here is a great, visual picture of what happens in less than a second when you visit a malicious web page
  • Infected websites are the number one source of Malware
  • Most of the time, these are legitimate websites that have been compromised to redirect you to another site controlled by the hackers
  • If you are not applying security updates to your operating system and software, you are unprotected against these exploits.

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via Sophos Security Blog.

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How malware works: Anatomy of a drive-by download web attack