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The Dasient Q4 Malware Update: Significant Rise in Malvertising Attacks, Social Networking Sites Easy Distribution Platforms for Malware

March 9, 2011 Comments off

The Dasient Q4 Malware Update: Significant Rise in Malvertising Attacks, Social Networking Sites Easy Distribution Platforms for Malware
Source: Dasient

Q4 2010 was a quarter in which we saw continued growth of web malware and malvertising attacks targeting legitimate sites. In this report, we focus on (1) quantitative measurements around web malware and malvertising, (2) analysis surrounding the most significant attacker domains for the quarter, and (3) results from some experiments we conducted on the potential impact that web malware could have on social media networks.

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