Friday, January 12, 2007


I got pointed to this article that does a basic run through of malware trends. The article introduced me to a new term "Piggyback" attack. According to the paper referenced in the article,
A 2006 study, performed by Dr. Steven Gribble at the University of Washington, crawled the Web looking for infected content in a piggyback attack. The study crawled more than 20 million webpages and found over 20,000 unique executables.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...