Analyzing and Detecting Malicious Flash Advertisements

  title={Analyzing and Detecting Malicious Flash Advertisements},
  author={Sean Ford and Marco Cova and Christopher Kr{\"u}gel and Giovanni Vigna},
  journal={2009 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference},
The amount of dynamic content on the web has been steadily increasing. Scripting languages such as JavaScript and browser extensions such as Adobe's Flash have been instrumental in creating web-based interfaces that are similar to those of traditional applications. Dynamic content has also become popular in advertising, where Flash is used to create rich, interactive ads that are displayed on hundreds of millions of computers per day. Unfortunately, the success of Flash-based advertisements and… CONTINUE READING
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