Given at TRISC 2010, Grapevine, Texas.
The talk sheds light on the new trends of web based malware. Technology and Insecurity goes hand in hand. With the advent of new attacks and techniques the distribution of malware through web has been increased tremendously. Browser based exploits mainly Internet Explorer have given a birth to new world of malware infection. The attackers spread malware elegantly by exploiting the vulnerabilities and drive by downloads. The infection strategies opted by attackers like malware distribution through IFRAME injections and Search Engine Optimization. In order to understand the intrinsic behavior of these web based malware a typical analysis is required to understand the logic concept working behind these web based malwares. It is necessary to dissect these malwares from bottom to top in order to control the devastating behavior. The talk will cover structured methodologies and demonstrate the static, dynamic and behavioral analysis of web malware including PCAP analytics. Demonstrations will prove the fact and necessity of web malware analysis.