BLADE (software)

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Not to be confused with Blade (templating engine).
BLADE
Original author(s) Phillip Porras and Vinod Yegneswaran at SRI International
Long Lu and Wenke Lee at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Platform Cross-platform
Type Information security
Website www.blade-defender.org

BLADE (Block All Drive-by Download Exploits) is a computer program that was developed by Phillip Porras and Vinod Yegneswaran at SRI International; and Long Lu and Wenke Lee at the Georgia Institute of Technology. BLADE is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Army Research Laboratory, and the Office of Naval Research. The program is designed to prevent drive-by download malware attacks.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bright, Peter (2010-10-06). "Drive-by malware blocked by new BLADE software". Ars Technica. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  2. ^ "BLADE: Secure Defense for Network Browsers". SRI International. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  3. ^ Krebs, Brian (2010-02-22). "Stopping Stealthy Downloads". Technology Review. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 

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