P0isoning the social web

Dan Hubbard Websense

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Attackers have been utilizing weaknesses within search engine algorithms for some time now. Today it is VERY likely that you will hit a poisoned result on any named current event search.

However, we have not seen attacks commonly happening within the social web through real-time search.

Search engines are embracing the social web through real-time search results. This presentation will demonstrate how to poison the real-time web with your results in real time.

  • Will demonstrate how today's search engine poisoning works.
  • Will demonstrate how to poison the social web through real-time search in various search engines.
  • Will include demonstrations and steps to perform actions including mitigation options.


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