September 27, 2011

Websense Labs Video: Speaking in Tongues: Malware C&C Encryption

Patrik Runald

Historically, malware uses IRC to communicate outbound once it has infected a host. But what exactly is malware doing now? In this week’s Websense Security Labs video, researchers Ali Mesdaq and Stephan Chenette guide us through an explanation of malware that communicates using custom encryption. They explain what ports this malware is using, how it is communicating and how Websense does to stop it from infecting corporate networks and stealing valuable data.
Follow the latest breaking news on cyber security with the weekly Websense Security Labs Video diaries here.
Read more about how to protect your organization from malware that communicates using custom encryption here.


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