P0isoning the social web presented at Virus Bulletin 2010

by Dan Hubbard (Websense),

Tags: Security

URL : http://www.virusbtn.com/conference/vb2010/abstractshubbard.xml

Summary : "
Attackers have been utilizing weaknesses within search engine algorithms for some time now. Today it is VERY likely that
you will hit a poisoned result on any named current event search. However, we have not seen attacks commonly happening within the social web through real-time search. Search engines are embracing the social web through real-time search results. This presentation will demonstrate how to
poison the real-time web with your results in real time.
Will demonstrate how today's search engine poisoning works.
Will demonstrate how to poison the social web through real-time search in various search engines.
Will include demonstrations and steps to perform actions including mitigation options.
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