Black-Box Automated Detection of Malicious Content in Web Applications
Original Publication Date: 2010-Jan-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Jan-28
Disclosed is a technique to automatically identify malicious content being served on or linked off legitimate web pages. The technique includes automatically traversing these websites using a web scanner, passing all the downloaded content through an antivirus or similar tool to identify malicious content, and matching all discovered links against a database of black-listed locations.