Adobe Flash Player 0-day Abused In The Wild (CVE-2015-3113), Our Customers Protected
Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:20 AM by Carl Leonard
Websense® Security Labs™ researchers are aware of a vulnerability within Adobe Flash Player, CVE-2015-3113. Exploitation of the vulnerability leads to a buffer overflow which can be abused by a malware author to execute arbitrary code on the...   Read more >
Websense® Security Labs Reveals Top Cyber Threat Trends in 2015 Financial Services Drill-Down Report
Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 8:05 AM by Susan Helmick
Financial services businesses encounter security incidents 300 percent more frequently than other industries AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2015 – Raytheon|Websense , a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft...   Read more >
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways Positions Websense® as a Leader for Sixth Time
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 8:05 AM by Susan Helmick
Recognized for vision and ability to execute for TRITON ® solutions AUSTIN, Texas, June 10, 2015 - Websense, Inc., a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft , has been recognized by Gartner Inc. as a...   Read more >
Large Malvertising Campaign Leads to Angler EK & Bunitu Malware
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 3:00 AM by ngriffin
Websense® Security Labs™ researchers have been monitoring a mass scale malvertising campaign that leads to Angler Exploit Kit . The attack has affected users browsing to many popular sites, including CNN Indonesia, the official website of Prague...   Read more >
Websense® TRITON® Wins Best Data Leakage Prevention at 2015 SC Magazine Awards Europe
Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 7:47 PM by Susan Helmick
Websense is pleased to announce its data loss prevention solutions won recognition at the annual 2015 SC Magazine Awards Europe. The awards were presented June 2nd at the awards banquet held at The Ballroom Grosvenor House in London. Websense TRITON AP...   Read more >
What does the payoff in the Finale look like?
Posted: Friday, June 5, 2015 12:29 PM by Sindyan Bakkal
The seventh stage is the crowning glory of the attack kill chain and depending on the motive the attacker is usually keen to get to the data theft stage. In general, the previous stages help the attacker reach their objective. Attackers are known to go...   Read more >
Raytheon Announces Completion of Commercial Cybersecurity Joint Venture Transaction with Vista Equity Partners
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015 12:38 PM by Susan Helmick
Raytheon|Websense to provide broad set of defense-grade solutions to rapidly-growing, global commercial cybersecurity markets WALTHAM, Mass. (May 29, 2015) – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners have completed a joint venture transaction...   Read more >
More SSL Mess - Logjam
Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:18 AM by Tamas Rudnai

More SSL Mess - Logjam

Can we get through a quarter without a major high profile SSL vulnerability? OpenSSL regularly patches high severity issues, however only certain vulnerabilities catch the media’s fancy. Logjam adds to the list of recently discovered high profile SSL vulnerabilities, which include Heartbleed, Poodle and FREAK to name a few. With an estimated 8.4 percent of the Top 1 million domains affected at the time of publication of this blog, this vulnerability poses a significant risk to the internet ecosystem much the same way its predecessors have and still do.

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The Radicati Group Positions Websense as Top Player in APT Protection
Posted: Monday, May 4, 2015 8:05 AM by Susan Helmick
Independent Market Research Firm Names TRITON APX Market Leader in Market Quadrant AUSTIN, Texas, May 4, 2015 – Websense, Inc. a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, was designated today as a Top...   Read more >
Turn $1 into $100 right away…..Your personal files are encrypted!
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:00 PM by MarkHaffenden
Those are the five words that no one wants to see pop up on their screen. Websense® Security Labs™ researchers have identified an interesting tactic in the proliferation of Crypto ransomware. One published example exploits the very human vulnerability...   Read more >
Andromeda – An attack kill chain analysis
Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:00 PM by uwang
The Andromeda botnet, initially discovered in late 2011, is a highly modular platform for malicious activity. While it consists of key loggers, rootkits, anti-VM, anti-debugging and proxy features, it is mostly used as a method to establish a reliable...   Read more >
Charting the Unexplored Threat Galaxy
Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015 10:30 AM by Ran Mosessco
We live in a world where the cyber threat landscape is very dynamic. Actionable threat intelligence is buried deep within terabytes of seemingly interesting but irrelevant data. Plausible deniability, false positives, lack of traceability and attribution...   Read more >
Websense Comes First in Miercom Web Gateway Study
Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 5:40 PM by Susan Helmick
On Tuesday of this week, premier independent test lab Miercom released the results of its ‘ Secure Web Gateway Industry Study ,’ featuring Websense TRITON AP-WEB and seven competing security solutions. Websense distinguished itself at protecting...   Read more >
Opportunity Knows No Boundary: A Case Study of Acquisition
Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 10:35 AM by uwang
On Monday, April 20, Raytheon and Websense announced a new venture , outlining the defense industry contractor’s planned acquisition of 80% of the internet security firm. By Thursday, April 23, an ambitious attack was unleashed and directed at Websense...   Read more >
Low volume targeted attack linked to US Government targets, uses multiple evasion tactics
Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1:00 PM by Carl Leonard
Over the last few months, Websense® Security Labs™ researchers have tracked and analyzed the attack methods of a low-volume, targeted attack linked to the US Federal government space. The attack uses a combination of evasion tactics throughout...   Read more >
Miercom 2015 Secure Web Gateway Industry Assessment Testing Results
Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:00 PM by Susan Helmick
PRINCETON, New Jersey—April 21, 2015 — Miercom , leading the industry in security testing, has completed the 2015 Secure Web Gateway Industry Assessment Review. The latest products from market leaders were put through a series of tests that...   Read more >
Raytheon and Vista Equity Partners enter agreement to form new cybersecurity company
Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 6:05 AM by Susan Helmick
Joint venture combines Raytheon Cyber Products with Websense ®, Inc. Raytheon will invest $1.57 billion in net cash for majority ownership of the new company; Vista will also invest into the new company New company will provide broad set of defense...   Read more >
Websense 2015 Threat Report: Top Takeaways for the C-Suite
Posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 4:34 PM by Neil Thacker
Last week, Websense released its 2015 Threat Report. This year’s report dives into how existing tools, not technical expertise, are being increasingly used to infiltrate and navigate networks. Rather than reinvent the wheel, or in this case the...   Read more >
Shellshock - Not a Can of Worms if You Patch
Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 8:40 AM by AToro
In information security, 2014 will undoubtedly remain infamous for at least two vulnerabilities that affected the vast majority of the Internet infrastructure and users: Heartbleed and Shellshock . While most system administrators scrambled to apply patches...   Read more >
"Redirect To SMB" Technique Re-Exposes 18-Year-Old Vulnerability
Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 11:30 AM by Carl Leonard
The Websense Security Labs™ team is aware of a recent discovery that provides attackers with the potential to intercept sensitive user credentials (username, domain, and hashed password). The attack relies on an end user being directed to, and authenticating...   Read more >
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