From Web 2.0 To Threats 2.0 presented at ITWeb Security Summit 2010

by Stephan Tanase (Kaspersky Labs),

Tags: Web Security

URL : http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30292&catid=0&Itemid=178#TRACK_1:_Information_Security_Management

Summary : • What exactly is web 2.0?
• Why does web 2.0 attract malware authors?
• How did malware spread over the internet before web 2.0 and how is it different now?
• What are the new attack vectors created by web 2.0 technologies?
• What social engineering tactics emerge over the web 2.0 concepts?
• How dangerous is the combination of human & technological vulnerabilities?
• Are web 2.0 attacks more efficient?
• How difficult it is to protect ourselves?
• How are web 2.0 threats going to evolve?

Stephan Tanase: Senior security researcher