The latest threats report from McAfee Labs, published today, includes a sobering discussion about ongoing vulnerabilities in mobile apps; details about a powerful, easy-to-use, and now very popular exploit kit; and an overview of the challenging world of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). The report also includes our regular serving of threats statistics. Mobile apps […]
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Why are data breaches so commonplace? Whether the attacks are against the energy sector as reported July 2014[i] with over 1,000 energy companies in North America and Europe reported to have been compromised. To other attacks targeting other sectors (e.g. Operation Troy, Operation High Roller Nightdragon, etc.) it would appear that no sector is immune […]
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During the last few months, McAfee Labs has seen an increase in Steamstealer samples. The following chart shows the recent trend: Steamstealer is a Trojan that remotely steals a victim’s sensitive information. This malware needs Microsoft .Net framework to be installed on the victim’s machine and spreads via spam messages that come through the Steam […]