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HTML5 can be used to hide malware in drive-by download attacks

2015/07/15

Softpedia - (International) Italian security researchers discovered that Hypertext Markup Language 5 (HTML5)-based obfuscation techniques could be used to hide malware in drive-by download exploits using HTML technologies and application program interfaces (API).

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/html5-can-be-used-to-hide-malware-in-drive-by-download-attacks-486974.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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