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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Default What mechanisms prevent drive by attacks on websites?

    I am trying to prevent drive by attacks from paid advertising on sites that may be legit like, but have ad content that is malicious.

    Will the IPS prevent this type of scenario, or is it more for protecting directly exposed services like Exchange/IIS?

    Otherwise is there a particular feature in UT that is directed towards blocking those types of attacks?

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    Untangle Junkie dmorris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    San Carlos, CA


    In web filter you need to block the malicious category (its on by default).
    theres a bunch of other similar categories like compromised.

    It doesn't matter if its an ad "on" nyt - its hosted from its own site and its a separate http request and will be categorized invididually even though the referer may be nyt.
    Usually less legit sites see this more though.
    I get ads blocked as malicious for all the time
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