Reflected File Download – A New Web Attack Vector

On October 2014 as part of my talk at the Black Hat Europe 2014 event, I presented a new web attack vector that enables attackers to gain complete control over a victim’s machine by virtually downloading a file from trusted domains. I decided to call this technique Reflected File Download (RFD), as malware can be “downloaded” from highly trusted domains such as Google.com and Bing.com without ever being uploaded…

The full blog post, including links to the WhitePaper and exploit videos is now available:

http://blog.spiderlabs.com/2014/10/reflected-file-download-the-white-paper.html

About Sebastian Riley

Sebastian Riley is a cyberlibertarian activist and an internet freedom fighter who strongly believes in an unsegregated and uncensored internet. With a cybersecurity degree, Sebastian is a professional bug hunter and a freelance opensource penetration tester.