'Stopping Stealthy Downloads'

Discussion in 'Backup and Security' started by Wallace, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. "Researchers at SRI International and Georgia Tech are preparing to release a free tool
    to stop "drive-by" downloads: Internet attacks in which the mere act of visiting a Web
    site results in the surreptitious installation of malicious software. The new tool, called
    BLADE (Block All Drive-By Download Exploits), stops downloads that are initiated
    without the user's consent."
    http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/24632/?a=f
     
  2. Noscript does this with Firefox, already.
     
  3. maxpi

    maxpi

    Vista and Win7 have the same capability...