One reason why browser-based exploits win over Antivirus

As widely known, malware authors could make of SSL to bypass detection by proxy-based/host-based antivirus to deliver web-based malwares. Unlike HTTP, with the aid of anti-cache control header, malwares via HTTPS would never be saved to disk (which makes it undetected via on-access scanning mechanism by Antivirus softwares) and could be run directly from browser memory.


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