Challenges and Countermeasures for Web Applications

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O. Nagamani
Mayank Sharma, Pragati.G


A web threat is any threat that uses the internet to facilitate cybercrime. Web threats use multiple types of malware and fraud, all of
which utilize HTTP or HTTPS protocols, but may also employ other protocols and components, such as links in email or IM, or malware
attachments or on servers that access the Web. They benefit cybercriminals by stealing information for subsequent sale and help absorb infected
PCs into botnets.nature system for which signing ensures. Web threats pose a broad range of risks, including financial damages, identity theft,
loss of confidential information/data, theft of network resources, damaged brand/personal reputation, and erosion of consumer confidence in ecommerce
and online banking. Cyber crime is the latest and perhaps the most complicated problem in the cyber world. “Cyber crime may be
said to be those species, of which, genus is the conventional crime, and where either the computer is an object or subject of the conduct
constituting crimeâ€. “Any criminal activity that uses a computer either as an instrumentality, target or a means for perpetuating further crimes
comes within the ambit of cyber crimeâ€



Keywords: Web Threat, Cyber Crime, Security.


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