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Published Wednesday, April 02, 2014 6:15 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Hackers and cybercriminals are becoming savvier, with the bulk of their attacks now aimed at specific targets, according to a new report from security solutions provider Websense Inc." Click here to read the entire article....

Published Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9:20 by CD
As if tax season isn't stressful enough, cybercriminals are also out in full force, looking to unleash attacks against unsuspecting small businesses. Cybercrooks often use current events to disguise their attacks, said Kevin Haley, director of Symantec...

Published Friday, February 21, 2014 9:39 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Researchers have discovered malware that is based on the leaked code of Zeus and random-access memory (RAM)-scraping malware targeting credit card data. A new report (PDF) from security firm Websense detailed the campaign that used the hybrid malware...

Published Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:02 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Security researchers at Websense have developed a method to use Windows crash information to uncover malware infections and failed attack attempts that until now have gone undetected. The company said its research team has uncovered targeted attacks...

Published Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:00 PM by Patricia Hogan
"A research project aimed at detecting cyber-attacks by analyzing the application crash data has borne fruit. The technique, which uses the crash dumps created by the Windows operating system, helped unveil a cyber-crime campaign that targeted retailers...

Published Thursday, February 20, 2014 10:54 PM by Patricia Hogan
"You never know what you'll glean from a Windows crash report: security researchers recently unearthed a previously unknown advanced persistent threat campaign as well as a new point-of-sale system attack by perusing and analyzing those crash...

Published Tuesday, February 18, 2014 6:33 PM by CD
"A flaw in recent versions of Internet Explorer was used to attack visitors to a website for U.S. military veterans, and also appears to have been used earlier against French aerospace industry employees, researchers said Friday. The flaw in Microsoft...

Published Friday, February 14, 2014 3:38 by Patricia Hogan
"Next time you get an error report from Microsoft on your office PC, you may want to think twice before sending the crash data. A lot of valuable information about a network is transmitted unencrypted in an error report sent back to Microsoft, which...

Published Thursday, February 13, 2014 3:35 by Patricia Hogan
"Retailers are set to face an increasing number of data breaches when Microsoft ends support for Windows XP, according to security firm Websense. Microsoft will no longer provide security patches for XP, which powers the majority of modern cash registers...

Published Monday, February 03, 2014 4:40 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Websense security director Alex Watson believes he has a method to track which computers have USBs connected on a company which could lead to a fall in corporate data theft. In a recent blog post about data theft via internal networks, Watson says...