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Margaret Thatcher's Death Used in Cyber Attacks

Posted: 10 Apr 2013 03:39 AM | uwang | 1 comment(s)


As the world remembers former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, cyber attackers are participating too, but in their own tricky ways. Websense® Security Labs™ and the Websense ThreatSeeker® Intelligence Cloud have detected that attackers are sending malicious email spam with a topic...

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Trojan caught on camera shows CAPTCHA is still a security issue

Posted: 30 Jan 2012 02:00 AM | Elad Sharf | 2 comment(s)


In a series of blogs a few years back, we covered how malware could abuse and circumvent online services that use CAPTCHA tests as part of their security ( 1 2 ). In this blog, we take a look at a recent malware variant from the wild caught on camera that shows CAPTCHA tests used by some online services...

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