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McAfee Labs Threats Report: April 2021

In this edition, we present new findings in our traditional threat statistical categories – as well as our usual malware, sectors, and vectors – imparted in a new, enhanced digital presentation that’s more easily consumed and interpreted.

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Qu’est-ce que le dark web ?

Le dark web, c’est quoi exactement ? Vous en avez forcément entendu parler dans un film ou dans un documentaire, et vous vous êtes donc posé la question « qu’est-ce que le dark net » ? Le dark web, ou dark net, c’est la partie d’Internet à laquelle on ne peut accéder ...

Security Operations

Testing to Ensure Your Security Posture Never Slouches

How well can you predict, prevent and respond to ever-changing cyberthreats? How do you know that your security efforts measure up? The stakes are high if this is difficult to answer and track.  Imagine if you had one place where you found a comprehensive real time security posture that tells ...

Family Safety

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Protecting the Tech You Give to Dad

A new piece of tech often tops the list of Father’s Day gifts. And while things such as wearable fitness devices, smart speakers, smart outlets, or any number of other connected gadgets and do-dads are popular picks, one thing often gets overlooked—protecting those devices from hacks and attacks.  We live in a day and age when even connected lightbulbs can ...

Consumer Cyber Awareness

The Rise of the Dark Web Gig Economy

The gig economy has become more prevalent in today’s world with the appeal and necessity of flexible work opportunities. Many take advantage of short-term contracts, side jobs, and freelance work to retain more control over how they spend their day and earn their income. However, the proliferation of these flexible ...


¿Qué es un proxy?

Aprende qué es un servidor proxy y para qué sirve. Comprender cómo funciona y cómo instalarlo puede resultarte muy útil para navegar por Internet de forma segura, cuidando tu privacidad. ¿Qué es un servidor proxy? Un servidor proxy es una tecnología que se utiliza como puente entre el origen (un ...

Executive Perspectives

Why Security is Now the Foundation of Good Customer Experience

What does ‘good customer service’ mean to you in 2021? A friendly greeting when you enter a shop? Quickly fixing any issues with deliveries? Or, perhaps the company you entrust with your data maintaining strong security and privacy practices? It’s been a long time since digital technology was a special ...


¿Qué es una VPN móvil y cómo funciona?

La VPN es el acrónimo de Virtual Private Network, en español Red Privada Virtual. Instalar una VPN móvil en tu smartphone mejorará tu conexión a la red. Sigue leyendo y descubre más sobre su funcionamiento y cómo configurarla en tus dispositivos. ¿Qué es una VPN móvil? La VPN móvil, como ...

McAfee Labs

A New Program for Your Peloton – Whether You Like It or Not

Executive Summary  The McAfee Advanced Threat Research team (ATR) is committed to uncovering security issues in both software and hardware to help developers provide safer products for businesses and consumers. As security researchers, something that we always try to establish before looking at a target is what our scope should be. More specifically, we often assume well-vetted ...

Mobile and IoT Security

Is Your Peloton Spinning Up Malware?

[Disclaimer: The McAfee ATR team disclosed this vulnerability to Peloton and promptly started working together to responsibly develop and issue a patch within the disclosure window. The patch was tested and confirmed effective on June 4, 2021.] Picture this: A hacker enters a gym or fitness center with a Peloton Bike+. They insert a ...


McAfee Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for SWG

The McAfee team is very proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, McAfee was named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Secure Web Gateways for its Web Solution. In its announcement, Gartner explains, “The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is a recognition of vendors ...

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