Top 5 Web Threats

Tom Chen

(Swansea University)

A few years ago, the greatest worry for PC users were viruses and worms through e-mail. While viruses and worms are still prevalent, the Web has recently become the main avenue for attacks on PC users because the Web allows stealthy "pull" attacks where malicious sites wait for unsuspecting visitors. In this talk, we will highlight five stealthy and common Web-based attacks and research that is being done to protect users.

Thursday 14th May 2009, 14:00
Robert Recorde Room
Department of Computer Science