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McAfee ATR Analyzes Sodinokibi aka REvil Ransomware-as-a-Service

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Episode 3: Follow the Money This is the third installment of the McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) analysis of Sodinokibi and its connections to GandCrab, the most prolific Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) Campaign of 2018 and mid 2019. The Talking Heads once

Analyzing affiliate structures in Ransomware-as-a-Service campaigns

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Episode 2: The All-Stars This is the second installment of the McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) analysis of Sodinokibi and its connections to GandGrab, the most prolific Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) Campaign of 2018 and mid 2019. GandCrab announced its retirement at

McAfee ATR Analyzes Sodinokibi aka REvil Ransomware-as-a-Service

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Episode 1: What the Code Tells Us McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team (ATR) observed a new ransomware family in the wild, dubbed Sodinokibi (or REvil), at the end of April 2019. Around this same time, the GandCrab ransomware crew announced

Canon announced partnership with McAfee to protect businesses from ever-evolving security threats

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Canon and McAfee announced a strategic partnership to provide businesses with embedded protection against malware execution and tampering of firmware and applications running on multi-function devices (MFDs). Through the partnership, McAfee Embedded Control now comes as an additional standard security

McAfee Report Demonstrates Cloud-Native Breaches Differ Greatly From Malware Attacks Of The Past

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McAfee released Cloud-Native: The Infrastructure-as-a-Service Adoption and Risk Report, covering new research on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) incidents in the cloud. According to industry analysts, IaaS is now the fastest growing area of the cloud due to the speed, cost and reliability

McAfee Study Reveals The Risk To Professional Reputation Due To Controversial Content On Social Media Profiles

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As working professionals and students look out for new career opportunities, McAfee is urging job seekers to act now to ensure that their social media footprint does not end up having serious professional repercussions. Researching the attitude of Indians towards

Apple iOS Attack Underscores Importance of Threat Research

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The recent discovery of exploit chains targeting Apple iOS is the latest example of how cybercriminals can successfully operate malicious campaigns, undetected, through the use of zero-day vulnerabilities. In this scenario, a threat actor or actors operated multiple compromised websites,

McAfee report uncovers ransomware resurgence

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McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019 examining cybercriminal activity and the evolution of cyber threats in Q1 2019. McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 and a resurgence of ransomware along

McAfee Announced Appointment of Sanjay Manohar As Managing Director For India

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McAfee announced the appointment of Sanjay Manohar as managing director, India. He will be responsible for building and leading teams to drive product revenues, increase adoption of cloud-based products, strengthen customer relationships and execute on McAfee’s mission to keep the

Online Shopping: What’s in the Box!

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By Researchers: Sam Quinn & Philippe Laulheret, McAfee Advanced Threat Research 2018 was another record-setting year in the continuing trend for consumer online shopping. With an increase in technology and efficiency, and a decrease in cost and shipping time, consumers

How to Secure Your Personal Data this Valentines Day

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A classic meet-cute – the moment where two people, destined to be together, meet for the first time. This rom-com cornerstone is turned on its head by Netflix’s latest bingeable series “You.” For those who have watched, we have learned

McAfee Labs sees 480 new threats per minute in Q3 2018

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McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December 2018, examining activity in the cybercriminal underground and the evolution of cyber threats in Q3 2018. McAfee Labs saw an average of 480 new threats per minute and a

McAfee Supports Amazon Web Services Security Hub at Launch

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McAfee announced at AWS re:Invent 2018 its support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Hub to help security professionals manage multiple dashboards and data points. AWS Security Hub integrates with McAfee MVISION Cloud to provide a “single pane of glass”

How To Stay Protected When Using Connected Devices

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By Venkat Krishnapur, Vice-President of Engineering and Managing Director, McAfee India With over 400 million internet users in India, more data is being shared online now than ever before. Consumers are increasingly leaving behind their digital footprints in the form

New McAfee Report Reveals Data In The Cloud More Exposed Than Organizations Think

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MPOWER 2018, Sydney, Australia, October 30, 2018 – McAfee, the device to cloud cybersecurity company, today released its Cloud Adoption and Risk Report, which analyzed billions of events in anonymized customers production cloud use to assess the current state of

New Cyber Espionage Campaign Using Source Code from Chinese Hacking Group

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MPOWER 2018, Las Vegas, NV, October 18, 2018 – McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today at MPOWER 2018 released a report announcing the discovery of a new cyber espionage campaign targeting South Korea, the United States and Canada. The new

McAfee Labs: Cybercriminal Tactics Shifting from External Malware Threats to ‘Fileless’ Attacks

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McAfee Labs released a new research that reveals shifts in cybercriminal tactics away from external malware threats, towards ‘fileless’ attacks, that leverage trusted Windows executables to invade systems and breach corporate networks. This trend is particularly concerning because threat actors

McAfee Elevates Security with New Enterprise Security Portfolio

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McAfee announced McAfee MVISION, a first-of-its-kind portfolio featuring new McAfee innovations designed to give customers a comprehensive, flexible defense system that manages their security products based on their needs today and in the future as they continue to move to

McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

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McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second, including growth in cryptojacking and

Cryptocurrency boom and mining attacks went hand in hand in Q4’17

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In sync with the raging popularity and price of Bitcoin in the last few months of 2017, cyber-security firm McAfee registered a record surge in cryptocurrency mining attacks. In its latest McAfee Labs Threats Report: March 2018, the cyber-security firm reveals on average eight new threat samples