Stefan Tanase Kaspersky Lab
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Web 2.0 applications have become increasingly popular among Internet users in the past few years. This trend is very unlikely to come to an end soon. More and more 'classic' websites are shifting towards web 2.0 concepts, start-ups are all about web 2.0 and new users are adopting the web 2.0 lifestyle every day.
This paper aims to address the following questions:
Web 2.0 applications are not only being used at home, but also in the corporate environment. The new attack vectors are raising the stakes, both for malware authors and security professionals. The user is somewhere in between the two sides, unwittingly helping the attackers while also suffering from the attacks.