In this era of increasing technological complexity, watering hole attacks build on a model of simplicity. Just like predatory animals that hover near sources of water favored by their prey, attackers systematically infect websites likely to be visited by their targets. The law of probability suggests that a member of the target group frequenting the site will eventually become infected and expose exploitable vulnerabilities in the target’s network. The strategy is simple, subtle and potentially … More
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