Security researchers from Websense have intercepted a currently circulating spam campaign, impersonating popular antivirus vendors in an attempt to trick end and corporate users into downloading and executing the malicious attachment.
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Security researchers from Websense have intercepted a currently spamvertised malicious campaign, attempting to trick BlackBerry users into downloading and executing the malicious .zip archive.
Facebook has added another layer of security to fight malware on the social network. The company has partnered with Web security gateway software company Websense to check links its users post.
Security researchers from WebSense have intercepted a currently active and circulating malicious spam campaign.
Security researchers from WebSense have intercepted a currently ongoing malware campaign, relying on spamvertised links to a bogus Greeting Postcard Service
Researchers from WebSense are reporting on three currently active malware campaigns, attempting to trick end users into opening malicious HTML files, or automatically exploiting vulnerable PCs relying on the recent Adobe zero day flaw (CVE-2010-1297).
Security technology company Websense this week claimed that one of Australia's most highly trafficked websites, ninemsn, had been compromised by an outside party and injected with "malicious code", although the problem area has now been removed from the site.
Websense Security Labs has detected a new wave of attack emails aimed at fooling users of Microsoft's Outlook Web Access into clicking through to a malicious website
Malware hunters at Websense Security Labs have discovered legitimate Google sponsored links being used to plant scareware programs (rogue anti-virus applications) on the computers of Windows users.In a blow-by-blow description of the rogueware attack, Websense researcher Elad Sharf shows how an innocent Google search for the Winrar file archiver and data compression utility can lead to a fake C|Net downloads.
The DNS server of one of China's largest ISPs has been poisoned to redirect typos to a malicious site rigged with drive-by exploits.According to a warning from Websense Security Labs, the DNS poisoning attacks are affecting customers of China Netcom (CNC) and are using a malicious iFrame to launch exploits for known vulnerabilities in RealNetworks' RealPlayer, Adobe Flash Player and Microsoft Snapshot Viewer.
Growing malware and attacks on high-profile activities make this year's Olympic Games a likely target for cyber-attacks, says security vendor Websense.
Gene Hodges, CEO of Websense, has had a busy year. The company has integrated the acquisition of SurfControl, built out its security suite and delivered strong financial results.
WebSense is reporting (via Suzi Turner) that the Super Bowl XLI / Dolphin Stadium website has been compromised with malicious code. With all the traffic going there with the Super Bowl coming up, a lot of people will get infected.
Two different pieces of malware were set loose on Skype users this week and although neither seems to be causing serious problems, security firms are confused.Just 24 hours after warning that there may be a worm exploiting the popular Skype Internet telephony service, Websense reclassified the pest as a Trojan horse.
Malware that steals access codes sits on Samsung server and is spread by malicious spam and IM, Websense says.
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