ENISA Discusses New Malware Infection on Web 2.0

As per a newly published report by ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency), the next-Gen. web has given rise to a new surge of infection from malicious software that can infect users' systems by merely viewing a webpage.

ENISA explains that the dangers of Web 2.0 - with its photo sharing, social networking, social bookmarking, and wikis utilities - were giving rise to a new form of infection that is Web-borne. Security researchers also disclosed that vulnerabilities like 'cross-site scripting' in Web 2.0 applications had significantly contributed to the emergence of the so-called "Malware 2.0" threats.

Furthermore, malware infection was increasing through drive-by vectors in which systems cou...

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