Chapter 1

Client-Side Attacks Defined

Information in this chapter:

ent Client-Side Attacks: An Overview

ent Types of Client-Side Attacks

One of the bigger threats that users will face today is client-side attacks that expose the vulnerability of the end user and his or her system. Over the last five years the amount of client-side attacks has increased dramatically leading to a statement by the SANS Institute that this type of attack represents historically one of the most critical Internet security vulnerabilities in existence.

In the past attackers wishing ...

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