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Your points are good ones, and this is the interesting thing about tracing hacks: it is easy to cast suspicion, but is very difficult to conclusively prove where an attack came from. Some things that narrow the field: The language in which a program was written can often be determined, as you suggest. This is of course suggestive, but not definitive. ...


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Some vendors sell systems that work like you describe. The biggest problem is lack of active cooperation from vendors; there is no reliable way to build a list of hashes of "allowed binaries" since: What looks like "an application" from the user's point of view may be a collection of many executable files (to a large extent, that's what DLL are). Any ...


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I've seen similar services which work as a proxy and encode all your webpages in some really obfuscated Javascript, so that a real browser would have no problems browsing that site while it would be really hard, if not impossible (what if the JS was random and different with each request) for a conventional scraper to do the same. The problem is that it's ...



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