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Published Friday, July 19, 2013 4:00 PM by April Tellez
Similar research undertaken by Websense earlier this year found that 75 per cent of end-users are using a Java Runtime Environment release that is more than six months out of date, while almost two-thirds of users are a year behind and more than 50 per...

Published Monday, July 08, 2013 3:37 PM by April Tellez
Websense the security company warns about cyber-crooks who're attempting at duping Internet-users into downloading malware that steals information, by distributing fake news reports in e-mails, which supposedly arrive from Fox News the well-known...

Published Friday, June 28, 2013 11:57 AM by April Tellez
Websense Security Labs has been intercepting waves of bogus e-mails, purporting to come from "FoxNews.com Editors," announcing an invasion of Syria by United States military forces. One headline reads, "US deploys 25,000 troops in Syria...

Published Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:34 AM by April Tellez
In a perfect world, all systems would be updated immediately. But Oracle does offer two workarounds for those unable to do that right away. "It may be possible to reduce the risk of a successful attack by restricting network protocols required by...

Published Friday, August 03, 2012 11:12 PM by April Tellez
"In itself, the amount of money could be big enough to raise suspicion in most of us," writes Websense. "Also, it is easy to see when the mouse cursor hovers over the link that the target Web address is different from the one displayed...

Published Friday, April 27, 2012 10:26 PM by Talia James

“Organisations need to be able to identify sensitive information and make sure it remains safe,” commented Carl Leonard, senior manager at Websense Security Labs. “Accidents happen, so protecting confidential data is essential if you don’t want to risk cybercriminals running away it…”

http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/london-marathon-faces-ico-investigation-74666

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Published Wednesday, April 25, 2012 10:24 PM by Talia James

Carl Leonard, senior manager at Websense Security Labs told The INQUIRER, "Data is everywhere and its value is growing exponentially with huge volumes of new content being created and shared every second. As organisations manage this data, the challenge is that much of it is sensitive and theft is a major concern…”

http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2169808/london-marathon-web-site-leaks-runners-personal-details

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Published Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:13 PM by Talia James

“Websense Security Labs' 2012 Threat Report said that while exploit kits and advanced methods to attack Windows systems and the software that reside on this platform exist against the large surface area, new rogue anti-virus dropper files are surfacing for Mac OS as it continues to increase in popularity…”

http://www.scmagazineuk.com/detection-of-mac-malware-to-expand-as-realities-of-mobile-malware-are-laid-bare/article/237392/

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Published Monday, April 23, 2012 2:06 PM by Talia James

“Websense has estimated the number of infected WordPress sites to be 30,000, with others putting the number as high as 100,000 but what matters is that the overwhelming majority - 85 percent - were based in the US…”

 http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/.../infected_wordpress_blogs_blamed for_mac_flashback_trojan.html

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Published Friday, April 20, 2012 8:06 PM by Talia James

 “Traditional defenses just aren't working any more,” said Charles Renert, vice president of research and development for Websense. “Organizations need real-time defenses with multiple detection points that deeply analyze both the inbound content of each website and email as well as the outbound transmission of sensitive data…”

http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/25291/websense-report-discusses-the-lifecycle-of-an-advanced-attack

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