Websense Security Labs Blog

Websense Security Labs discovers, investigates and reports on advanced Internet threats that traditional security
research methods miss.

Latest Blog Posts

View all posts > 

Sony Pictures Entertainment Hack – Truly motion picture worthy

Posted: 22 Dec 2014 07:45 AM | ngriffin | no comments


Blackmail, secretive master-plan, sabotage, drama, politics, thriller, hostage, the list goes on - this is not the plot-line of an immersive Hollywood motion picture, but rather the highlights of the recent hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). Although it is one of the most serious breaches that...

Read more > 

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"...

Read more > 

Filed under: , ,

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...

Read more > 

Filed under: , ,