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MCAFEE REPORT EXAMINES CYBERCRIMINAL UNDERGROUND

McAfee Labs sees 480 new threats per minute in Q3 2018; Cryptominers leverage IoT devices; Financial sector sees 20% increase in data breaches Key Findings McAfee researchers analyze cybercriminal markets and secret forums; reveal tactics, targets New IoT device malware grows 73% in Q3; total IoT malware up 203% in last four quarters Cryptomining malware … Continue reading MCAFEE REPORT EXAMINES CYBERCRIMINAL UNDERGROUND

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