Browser AutoPwn

Modern browsers are often the target for attackers as a way to compromise a client since it is the primary application used to access most content on the Internet. If a vulnerability is found in a browser or browser extension, then it is an easy-to-deliver malware and compromises remote machines and is often more successful than other techniques required to distribute malware. Typically, an attacker will fingerprint the web client (the browser) on the victim machines and deliver the exploit that is known to exist in that particular version. This fingerprint is determined based on a number of factors, including the browser being used, the operating system on which it is installed, and various other factors. The exploits come in ...

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