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McAfee Labs Contributes to Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report

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Estimating the Global Cost of Cybercrime


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Cyber Espionage Targeting South Korea

An in-depth analysis of Operation Troy

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Security Tips

From text message spam on smartphones to new malware that hijacks and locks down computers, Internet threats are continually evolving. Learn how the latest online threats operate and the key steps you can take to protect your email, network, and business.

How Cybercriminals Target Social Media Accounts

Cybercriminals are targeting social media users’ accounts now more than ever.

Infographic: How Confident Are Online Consumers?

This infographic looks at consumer attitudes toward shopping online and outlines how a security breach or the lack of a visible security policy or indicator can change a consumer’s decision to do business on a website, directly impacting an online merchant’s sales conversions.

Five Ways to Mitigate a Big-Scale Attack

Malicious attacks — where the only goal is to cause as much damage as possible — are expected to grow in 2013. Here are five key tips for enterprises to help mitigate the impact of these attacks aimed at breaching database and network security.


Threat Trends

Whether you are a security professional or simply looking to learn more about online threats, McAfee researchers will guide you through the current threat landscape. Our analysis helps you understand overall threat trends, how malware and Internet threats are evolving, and which devices and payloads cybercriminals are targeting — key insights that can help you protect your business.

Infographic: McAfee Labs Threats Report — June 2014

This infographic highlights key findings of the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014, including how thieves take advantage of popular apps to infiltrate mobile devices and the expected increase in stealthy rootkits.

Cybercrime Industry Enables Point-of-Service (POS) Attacks

The cybercrime ecosystem that sells packaged malware makes point-of-sale (POS) breaches against retailers easier than ever for cybercriminals.

Malicious Signed Binaries Crush Certificate Authority Reputation

A drastic increase of malicious signed binaries has led to a lack of faith in the long-trusted certificate authority (CA) protocol.

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Infographic: McAfee Labs Threats Report — June 2014

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  • Malicious Utility Can Defeat Windows PatchGuard
    François Paget - juillet 29, 2014

    In 2012, my colleagues Deepak Gupta and Xiaoning Li explained in a white paper how some malware can operate at the kernel level to bypass Microsoft’s security for 64-bit Windows systems. Today a small utility program named KPP-Destroyer can be found online. Previous versions of KPP-Destroyer had some bugs on a Windows 8.1 computer, but […]

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Security Advice for Consumers

Tips to protect your home computers, mobile devices, and your family’s complete digital life