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New Threats and Attacks on the World Wide Web
March/April 2006 (vol. 4 no. 2)
pp. 72-75
Thorsten Holz, University of Mannheim, Germany
Simon Marechal, Thales Security Systems
Fr?d?ric Raynal, EADS Corporate Research Center
Ten years ago, very few networks had a firewall; today, they're ubiquitous. The newest target is the workstation: client-side attacks have increased because direct attacks on servers aren't so easy anymore. Moreover, as new defenses are raised, information flows are increasingly embedded into Web applications, making them extremely valuable as well, and, thus, the next target. This article describes some of these new threats.
Index Terms:
web application security, SQL injection, worms, viruses, XSS worms, back doors, attacks
Thorsten Holz, Simon Marechal, Fr?d?ric Raynal, "New Threats and Attacks on the World Wide Web," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 72-75, March-April 2006, doi:10.1109/MSP.2006.46
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