In May, we wrote about the breach discovery gap, which is the time it takes IT security practitioners to discover a data breach after their systems have been compromised in a cyberattack. We made this critical point: Stopping attacks before they breach and narrowing the breach discovery gap require the ability to detect threats at […]
McAfee Labs has released their June 2014 Threat report and for the first time in history the McAfee “zoo” has grown beyond 200 million samples of known malware. Unfortunately it doesn’t stop there. We see a continued rise of malware, with 236 new samples detected every minute, or close to 4 every second – representing […]
Some applications go too far in their attempt to get installed on users systems. Many of these fall into the potential unwanted program (PUP) category. One of these is MegaRapido, which primarily targets Brazilians. A recent sample we tested tries to connect to protectmedia.net, which is already marked as suspicious by McAfee SiteAdvisor. Instead of […]
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