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RSS: The next malware target?

Posted on January 11, 2006 in Articles | by

Those of us who have been around the information security profession for a while have come to recognize a familiar pattern in the spread of malware. It goes something like this: 1.Internet enthusiasts develop a cool new technology ; 2.Big business gets on the bandwagon and makes it accessible to the masses; 3.Hackers realize that everyone’s using it and that it’s the perfect vector for malicious activity; 4.Everyone scrambles to “bolt on” security to a previously insecure technology

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Published in SearchSecurity on 01/11/06

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