By Markus Jakobsson
“This ebook is the most up-tp-date and finished research of the nation of net defense threats immediately. The assessment of present concerns and predictions approximately difficulties years away are severe for really realizing crimeware. each involved individual must have a replica and use it for reference.”
—Garth Bruen, venture KnujOn Designer
There’s a brand new breed of on-line predators—serious criminals purpose on stealing vast dollars and top-secret information—and their guns of selection are a deadly array of instruments known as “crimeware.” With an ever-growing variety of businesses, corporations, and contributors turning to the web to get issues performed, there’s an pressing have to comprehend and stop those on-line threats.
Crimeware: figuring out New assaults and Defenses will aid protection execs, technical managers, scholars, and researchers comprehend and forestall particular crimeware threats. This publication publications you thru the basic safeguard rules, ideas, and countermeasures to maintain you one step sooner than the criminals, despite evolving expertise and strategies. protection specialists Markus Jakobsson and Zulfikar Ramzan have introduced jointly bankruptcy members who're one of the best and the brightest within the safety undefined. jointly, they're going to assist you know how crimeware works, the right way to establish it, and the way to avoid destiny assaults sooner than your company’s precious info falls into the inaccurate palms. In self-contained chapters that move into various levels of intensity, the booklet presents a radical assessment of crimeware, together with not just techniques wide-spread within the wild, but additionally principles that to date have basically been visible contained in the laboratory.
With this e-book, you will
Understand present and rising protection threats together with rootkits, bot networks, spy ware, spyware and adware, and click on fraud
Recognize the interplay among quite a few crimeware threats
Gain expertise of the social, political, and criminal implications of those threats
Learn helpful countermeasures to forestall crimeware in its tracks, now and within the future
Acquire perception into destiny defense tendencies and threats, and create a good security plan
With contributions through Gary McGraw, Andrew Tanenbaum, Dave Cole, Oliver Friedrichs, Peter Ferrie, and others.
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Directly related to the connectivity trend is the rise of massive distributed systems. These systems, sometimes built according to classic client/server architectures, have grown increasingly larger through the years. Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) such as Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft are among the largest distributed systems, with millions of subscribers and literally hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users. MMORPGs have become a serious target for malicious hackers, as explained in Exploiting Online Games .
API abuse 3. Security features 4. Time and state 5. Error handling 6. Code quality 7. Encapsulation * Environment A brief explanation of each follows. 1. Input Validation and Representation Input validation and representation problems are caused by metacharacters, alternate encodings, and numeric representations. Of course, sometimes people just forget to do any input validation at all. If you do choose to do input validation, use a white list, not a black list . Even so, be aware that representation issues are just as important as input validation because "dangerous" content may slip by as an alternate encoding.
1. Connectivity The growing connectivity of computers through the Internet has increased both the number of attack vectors and the ease with which an attack can be launched. , the power grid)â are being connected to the Internet. Furthermore, people, businesses, and governments alike increasingly depend on network-enabled communication such as email and web pages provided by information systems. Unfortunately, when these systems are connected to the Internet, they become vulnerable to attacks from distant sources.
Crimeware. Understanding New Attacks and Defenses by Markus Jakobsson