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Published Tuesday, May 06, 2014 8:21 PM by Patricia Hogan
"As the volume and sophistication of cyberattacks increase, system defenders in the trenches are losing confidence in their ability to protect their organizations' information assets, suggests a survey released last week by Websense and the Ponemon...


Published Thursday, May 01, 2014 5:29 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Companies lack the tools and intelligence to protect critical information, and there exists a critical deficit of security solution effectiveness, a disconnect in company executives’ perceived value of data and limited visibility into attack...

Published Friday, April 18, 2014 5:28 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Seduced by talk of cyber threats and the tempting promise of dappled country sun, ITProPortal found itself drawn away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre this week to take part in the annual MTI Forum in Windsor. Playing host to a score...


Published Wednesday, April 02, 2014 6:15 PM by Patricia Hogan
"Most cyber attacks today are waged by cost-conscious criminals who mostly repurpose malware and other techniques to get the most bang for their buck, a new study finds. Attackers don't need to write the next Stuxnet or other advanced piece of...

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...

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