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Black Friday Themed Amazon Voucher Scam

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 03:15 AM | Xue Yang | no comments


The Websense ® ThreatSeeker ® Intelligence Cloud has detected Amazon voucher scams using Black Friday Gift Card themes as a lure. We have observed a surge of over 20,000 spam emails with the subject of "Amazon Black Friday Gift Card #XXXXXXXXX" since Thursday 20th November (where "X"...

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SSLv3 "POODLE" Vulnerability CVE-2014-3566

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 03:40 AM | ngriffin | no comments


CVE-2014-3566 Overview Websense® Security Labs are aware of a critical vulnerability that exists in SSLv3, dubbed as "POODLE" by the Google Security Team . The vulnerability has also been explained in a security advisory by OpenSSL and given the CVE number CVE-2014-3566 . Readers, take...

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