What You Should Know About Drive-By Download Attacks Part 2

In part of this two-part series, I share some of the things you can do to protect yourself from drive-by download attacks. This includes the operating system, Web browsers, and all applications that might have been pre-installed by manufacturers. All software installed on systems must be kept up to date, whether it is used or not. Avoid surfing the Internet while logged onto systems as an Administrator use accounts that have limited privileges like a standard user account. Use anti-malware software that can t be uninstalled to reduce the attack surface.

Source: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2011/12/12/what-you-should-know-about-drive-by-download-attacks-part-2/

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