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Outdated Java weak spots are widespread, Websense says

Researchers say the latest version of Java is only in use by a dismal 5 percent of users, and many versions are months or years out of date -- just begging to be exploited.

By Mar. 27, 2013


Facebook adds WebSense safe browsing to its defenses

To help protect users from unsafe links, the social-networking site will use a Websense Web link blacklist service.

By Oct. 3, 2011


Microsoft to patch critical Windows, IE bugs next week

One of the critical flaws addressed allows IE 10 to be exploited by attack code placed on compromised Web sites.

By Mar. 6, 2014


Security firm: Google's Orkut being used to spread Trojans

Spam message on Orkut is disguised as an official e-mail from the social-networking site, but the links in the message lead to Trojans, Websense says.

By Nov. 25, 2008


Infected Chinese site leaves gamers vulnerable

Mop.com, which has more than 50 million registered users, has been injected with malicious code.

By Jun. 1, 2010


'Dark trade' in Web-censoring tools exposed by Pakistan plan

A plan by Pakistan for a Web-filtering project prompts U.S. firms to take a stance on selling software to be used for government censorship.

By Mar. 20, 2012


Web 2.0 security risks scrutinized

Interactive elements have their downside: 95 percent of user-generated comments on blogs, message boards, and chat rooms are either spam or malicious, a new report warns.

By Sep. 16, 2009


New malware attack infecting Web sites

Somewhere around 40,000 Web sites have apparently been infected with code that redirects visitors to sites hosting malware, according to a security firm.

By Jun. 2, 2009


Worm uses familiar brands to lure people

Offers supposedly from McDonald's, Coca-Cola, and Hallmark are spreading a new mass-mailing worm, say security vendors.

By Dec. 3, 2008


Pakistan's Internet filter has the Valley buzzing over who's bidding

The bids are now in, but whoever wants a piece of what is almost certainly a juicy contract is keeping quiet--and for good reason.

By Mar. 17, 2012