Tag "McAfee"

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Bureau

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

McAfee acquires VPN service provider TunnelBear

By : CIOL Writers

McAfee, the cybersecurity company has acquired the services of Canada-based TunnelBear, a VPN provider for an undisclosed amount. As a part of the acquisition, TunnelBear’s team will keep working on TunelBear’s products under its own label. Christopher Young, chief executive

McAfee acquires cloud security firm Skyhigh Networks

By : CIOL Writers

McAfee is acquiring privately-held security startup Skyhigh Networks to bolster its new cloud business unit. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Skyhigh Networks was founded in 2011 as a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technology vendor providing access control

Online search for ‘Kapil Sharma’ comes with malware risk

By : CIOL Writers

Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma is the most sensational celebrity to search online in 2017. According to a survey from cyber security firm McAfee, online search for Sharma is riskiest in terms of exposing fans to malicious websites or malware among all Bollywood

McAfee spins off from Intel, to operate as a pure-play cyber security company

The once most-trusted security provider, McAfee -which was rechristened as Intel Security after it got acquired by Intel in 2010 said that it will now operate as a standalone business again. In September, 2016 Intel and the seasoned technology investor, TPG entered into an agreement

Top 5 Anti-Viruses of 2016

By : CIOL Writers

Your workstation is your new bank vault, what with all netbanking access details, domestic document scanned copies, personal pictures, conversation, secret roadmap to take over the world among other things stored on it. It is completely understandable if you are