Beyond the relentless headlines of data breaches, credit card theft, and many other cybersecurity related stories lies a very simple explanation. Sometimes it’s as simple as an employee clicking onto a link within an email, or a user of a popular cloud service using 123456 as their password. So with recent headlines reporting the widespread […]
During the last few days researchers at McAfee Labs have been actively investigating Sandworm, the Windows packager zero-day attack (CVE-2014-4114). McAfee has already released various updates through our products to protect our customers, and we continue to analyze this attack. During our investigation, we found that the Microsoft’s official patch (MS14-060, KB3000869) is not robust […]
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Free mobile apps may introduce security risks that need to be addressed. While businesses need to find ways of monetizing when consumers are not ready to pay directly for using an app, monetization mechanisms that involve the use of user data should be legal, secure and an informed choice. A bigger disussion follows. 80% of the […]