CIS511 Class Notes, April 13, 2006
from Paul Rowe

Polymorphic Viruses

  • Violating Assumptions
  • The Witty Worm
  • The current situation with malicious code looks pretty dire.
  • Web Security

  • Among all the security issues listed on the first two slides, one is fairly unique to web security: namely, web designers tend to be graphic designers, not security engineers.
  • This means that even well intentioned interfaces may have serious security flaws.

  • HTTP