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“50% of malware connections lead to the U.S.," says Charles Renert, vice president of Websense Security Labs. According to the 2012 Websense Threat Report, Canada's malware ranking has also zoomed upward in the past year, so the country now clocks in at No. 2 at 13.2%. The countries in the top five ranking include Germany at 5.4%, the Netherlands at 4.9% and China at 4.1%...
“Imagine that criminals broke into headquarters and bugged your executive offices for insider information—and then made millions trading on that information. That's what can happen if you jump into a Board Communication Systems too quickly…”
“Both the bring-your-own-device phenomenon, whereby workers opt to use their own gear for work, and company-provided mobile work tools offer opportunities for data leakage,” said Fiaaz Walji, Canadian country manager for Websense. “When you add the fact that these mobile devices have cloud-based applications, free access to social sites, and a lot of them carry sensitive data on them, the security risk has just skyrocketed.”
“We’ve seen the Android platform become the preferred platforms of attack, because it’s open source, it has more malware – 252 versions at last count,” Fiaaz Walji, Canadian country manager for Websense said. “Apple iOS is a little bit safer, partially because of the vetting process Apple does on its end. Regardless of platform, companies have to secure these devices. Restricting them is not an option. ”
"There's nothing new about rogue AV scams. With such a high number of compromised web pages and websites in this on-going campaign, it's evident these scams are still working," said Elad Sharf, senior security researcher at Websense Labs.
“Security keepers at Websense believe that these new devices are entering the workplace faster than enterprise IT pros can rule them out as potential threats to corporate security. The iPad and iPhone cleared the way here. ‘It really became an avalanche after that,’ Websense CSO Jason Clark tells Fast Company. In response, Websense thinks it's developed a gateway system for this BYOD age.”
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