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McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report

By Raj Samani Chief Scientist and McAfee Fellow, Advanced Threat Research As 2018 draws to a close, we should perhaps be grateful that the year has not been entirely dominated by ransomware, although the rise of the GandCrab and SamSam variants show that the threat remains active. Our predictions for 2019 move away from simply … Continue reading McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report

McAfee Labs Sees Cryptocurrency Mining Surge Continue in Second Quarter

McAfee Researchers Analyze Cryptomining Malware Trend, Windows 10 Cortana Vulnerabilities, Blockchain Attack Vectors, Mobile Billing Fraud Apps, and the Weaponization of Vulnerability Exploits NEWS HIGHLIGHTS McAfee Labs sees cryptocurrency mining malware increase 86% in Q2 2018 Malware designed to exploit patchable vulnerabilities rose 151% Mobile malware accelerates for second successive quarter with 27% JavaScript malware … Continue reading McAfee Labs Sees Cryptocurrency Mining Surge Continue in Second Quarter

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

Cryptocurrency Mining and Cryptojacking Offer Cybercriminals Lower Risk, Higher Efficacy, Ease of Monetization of Efforts; Adding Passive Exploitation to Portolio of Ransomware Extortion, Data Breach Theft, and Fraud McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in … Continue reading McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

McAfee Highlights Emerging Cybersecurity Risks Associated with Blockchain

McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don’t start the Blockchain revolution without making security a top priority McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a report detailing the numerous cybersecurity risks associated with blockchain-based cryptocurrencies, and asserts the necessity of making cybersecurity a top priority as industry builds out the foundations for the widespread implementation of … Continue reading McAfee Highlights Emerging Cybersecurity Risks Associated with Blockchain