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Microsoft Research Announces Zozzle JavaScript Malware Detection Tool

Microsoft Research has developed a new browser tool called Zozzle that can detect JavaScript-based malware.

Microsoft Research said:
“JavaScript malware-based attacks now account for a large fraction of successful mass-scale exploitation happening today. From the standpoint of the attacker, the attraction is that these drive-by attacks that can be mounted against an unsuspecting user visiting a seemingly innocent web page. While several techniques for addressing these types of exploits have been proposed, in-browser adoption has been slow, in part because of the performance overhead these methods tend to incur.”

There are no current plans to release Zozzle to the public.

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