Dridex Down Under
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 11:00 PM by Ran Mosessco

Raytheon | Websense® Security Labs™ has been tracking malicious email campaigns associated with the Dridex banking Trojan since 2014. An interesting development this past week was a regional move to target Australia. Dridex botnet 220 related email were being sent to potential victims in the land down under. This is a change from the recent months, when Dridex botnet 220 campaigns have displayed a heavy bias towards U.K.-based potential victims. 

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Newest Flash Player Exploit & Double Nuclear Exploit Kit Payload
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 9:43 PM by ngriffin
Yesterday, we blogged about a malvertising campaign affecting a popular Indonesian news site and leading to the Nuclear Exploit Kit. Today we came across another compromised website that leads to the Nuclear Exploit Kit, but this time we received two...   Read more >
When Banks Meet Breaches
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 2:40 PM by Susan Helmick
The financial sector was one of the first targeted by industry-specific cyber- attack techniques. So far this year the banking, credit and financial services industry has seen at least 60 breaches and more than five million records compromised according...   Read more >
Popular Indonesian Tech News Site Serves Up a Side of Malware
Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 6:39 AM by ngriffin
Raytheon | Websense ® Security Labs ™ researchers have identified a recent malvertising campaign affecting a popular Indonesian technology news site, Tabloid Pulsa. Users browsing to this site are being redirected to an exploit kit and served...   Read more >
Mind the Gap: Securing Future Cyber Talent
Posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 10:32 PM by Susan Helmick
In recent years cybersecurity has become the lead topic in both the media and the business boardroom. With data breaches taking place on an almost daily basis ( more than 600 reported so far in 2015 according to the Identity Theft Resource Center ), those...   Read more >
Finding Security Among The Internet of Things
Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 11:11 PM by Susan Helmick
The Internet of Things is here, and growing. Websites, apps and electronic devices may make daily life and doing business more than convenient than ever, but their use and popularity also means a massive amount of confidential data deeply embedded within...   Read more >
Wi-Fi for the Smart Guy
Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 7:15 PM by Susan Helmick
Long passed is the time when desktop PCS were the norm at work. Now, laptops, tablets and phones are all used to do business. An April 2015 Forrester report * predicts there will be nearly 3.5 billion smartphone users by 2019 and more than 750 million...   Read more >
Managed Services Provider Tel-Networks USA Adds SureView Insider Threat Solution to Existing Solution Portfolio
Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 1:00 PM by Susan Helmick
AUSTIN, TX (October 15, 2015) – Raytheon|Websense today announced that Tel-Networks USA has added the SureView® Insider Threat solution to their portfolio of cohesive and sustainable information technology infrastructure solutions. Tel-Networks...   Read more >
The iPhone 6S £1 Facebook UK Scam
Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 7:05 AM by ngriffin
Apple products are no strangers when it comes to the world of online scams, so it was no surprise recently when Raytheon | Websense ® Security Labs ™ researchers discovered a new Facebook post being shared that was offering an iPhone 6S for...   Read more >
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Japanese Banking Trojan "Shifu" Distributed via Malicious Word Documents
Posted: Monday, October 12, 2015 11:04 AM by ngriffin
Last week on October 7, Raytheon | Websense ® Security Labs ™ noticed an interesting email campaign distributing what at first appeared to be Dridex botnet 220. In a seven-hour window, Raytheon | Websense stopped over 16,000 malicious email...   Read more >
Infrastructure Re-use: Shared Frameworks and Attack Vectors
Posted: Friday, October 9, 2015 12:00 PM by Jose Barajas

Infrastructure Re-use: Shared Frameworks and Attack Vectors

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, but in some ways there are fewer changes, or even attempts to camouflage, than you might expect: Bad actors often host and launch their malicious campaigns from the same locations, making pockets of the Internet akin to a really bad neighborhood with gangs sharing headquarters. 

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Putting Cyber Security at Work to Work
Posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:16 PM by Susan Helmick
Cyber Security is no longer just the domain or sole responsibility of an organization’s IT department. Even if they have both the latest technology and best IT professionals in the business to protect against cyber threats, a company is still vulnerable...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense Attend the 2015 Europol - INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference in The Hague
Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:54 AM by ngriffin
Representing the Raytheon|Websense ® Security Labs ™ team , Andy Settle is attending the 2015 Europol - INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference here in The Hague. Day one has just kicked off with a roundup of the threat landscape for 2015 and some powerful...   Read more >
Virus Bulletin 2015 - Raytheon|Websense Security Labs Are Participating
Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 1:00 AM by Carl Leonard
The Security Labs™ team here at Raytheon|Websense® are in sunny Prague as we look forward to 3 days of conference presentations at the 25th Virus Bulletin conference, VB2015. The conference provides many networking opportunities with peers during...   Read more >
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Healthcare Industry Sees 340% More Security Incidents Than Other Industries
Posted: Friday, September 25, 2015 6:00 AM by Carl Leonard
The Security Labs™ team here at Raytheon|Websense® has just released our analysis on the threat landscape specific to the Healthcare industry. The report takes into account real-world telemetry observed within our ThreatSeeker® Intelligence...   Read more >
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Raytheon|Websense® Diagnoses State of Healthcare IT Security
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 1:23 PM by Susan Helmick
Whether reducing legal exposure or improving patient outcomes, there is a growing awareness in the healthcare industry for data systems to ensure privacy and security while providing reliability and functionality. The rapid digitization of the healthcare...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense® Labs Diagnoses State of Healthcare IT Security
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 8:00 AM by Susan Helmick
Healthcare industry sees 340 percent more security incidents and attacks than the average industry Medical data 10X more valuable; 200 percent more likely to encounter data theft Connected medical devices increase attack surfaces AUSTIN, Texas –...   Read more >
Typo-squatting: Fast Turnaround for Fast Money
Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:00 PM by Jose Barajas
In the spring, Websense® Security Labs identified a rising trend in bold, well-researched, targeted fraud attacks using typosquatting and false headers as their primary gambit. Since then, these fraudulent attacks have continued, logging immense gains...   Read more >
Raytheon|Websense Survey Reveals Executives Lack Confidence in Security Posture
Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:00 AM by Susan Helmick
Nearly nine in 10 organizations have had at least one breach that resulted in a loss or compromise of data in the past year AUSTIN, Texas, August 19, 2015, – A new survey of security executives at large companies in the U.S., commissioned by Raytheon...   Read more >
Reducing the Risk of Un-managed Email Accounts
Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2015 6:06 PM by Charisse Castagnoli
Recent events have exposed a risk that many organizations are not well versed in: the use of personal web or mobile email accounts on the corporate network. These email accounts are often used in the ordinary course of the day without proper attention...   Read more >
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