Live Hack Demo Drive By Download Winter 2010. Pete Adams Manager Sales Engineering, WatchGuard. Most major attacks have moved to the web. Internet Security continues to evolve. Most Common web attacks today. One Example: “Drive By Downloads”.
Live Hack DemoDrive By Download
Manager Sales Engineering, WatchGuard
Internet Security continues to evolve
Today, I am going to show you one way that hackers access your network today. (A “Drive By Download”)
1. A user is enticed to view a website.
2. This website installs an application locally without the users knowledge.
3. The Users computer “Dials Home” to an IRC server the hacker “Owns”.
At this stage, the computer is under complete control of the hacker, and will follow any of his instructions from this day forward!