Security

Million Browser Botnet

Date Added: Jan 2014
Format: Podcast

Online advertising networks can be a web hacker's best friend. For mere pennies per thousand impressions (that means browsers) there are service providers who allow the users' to broadly distribute arbitrary JavaScript - even malicious JavaScript. The users' are supposed to use this feature to show ads, to track users, and get clicks, but that doesn't mean they have to abide.