Malware: The Undead

Is there life after death? If you're malicious HTML code, there might be.

Researchers at Finjan Software Inc. say they have uncovered several instances in which malware from previously disabled Web sites or pages has reappeared, served up by caching systems that don't recognize the trouble.

"Such 'infection-by-proxy' introduces new risks for businesses," says Finjan's Malicious Code Research Center in its quarterly Web security trends report. "This is more than just a theoretical danger -- Finjan has already found such a scenario being used in the wild." Dark Reading - Desktop Security - Malware: The Undead - Security News Analysis

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 19th October 2006 12:48AM