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Jan
29
Fake AV Asks for Subscription Renewals
Posted by Mary Grace Timcang on 29 January 2014 08:30 PM

Cleaning up and re-imaging machines infected with rogue AV continues to take precious man-hours from security teams already saddled with increasing responsibility.  While fake antivirus software (AV) has yielded the security headlines to exploit kits, ransomware, and crime packs, active rogue AV campaigns continue to be an ongoing challenge to organizations attempting to keep their networks free from malware. Today, Websense® Security Labs™ researchers, using our Websense
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Jul
18
Custom Attachment Names and Passwords for Trojans
Posted by Ran Mosessco on 18 July 2013 03:30 PM

Websense® Security Labs™ researchers, using our Websense ThreatSeeker® Intelligence Cloud, recently noticed an increased use of custom-generated attachment file names, and some use of password-protected ZIP files. Emails with banking/financial themes are being sent with executables packed in ZIP files, with file names matching the intended recipient. When the attachment runs on
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