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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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How Do I Protect Myself When Using Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fi is everywhere. Whether you travel for business or simply need Internet access while out and about, your options are...

Internet Security Family Safety

What Does It Take To Be Digitally Secure?

Let’s get one thing straight: it’s no longer possible to deny that your life in the physical world and your...

McAfee Labs

Evolution of Android Malware: IRCBot Joins the Party

We all know how fast the smart phone market is growing. Along with it, the complexity and the numbers of...

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‘Android/NotCompatible’ Looks Like Piece of PC Botnet

A lot of recent attacks on Android users are attributed to fake websites of popular applications such as Cut the...

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Pastebin Shares Botnet Source Code

Few days back, we found another Pastebin entry that contains a source which looks to be malicious botnet code. As...

Mobile Security

Mobile and Phishing – Why It’s More Dangerous

Phishing occurs when scammers send emails that appear to have been sent by legitimate, trusted organizations in order to lure...

McAfee Labs

CVE-2012-0158 Exploit in the Wild

Since last week, we have seen many specially crafted files exploiting CVE-2012-0158, a vulnerability in MSCOMCTL.OCX in Microsoft Office and...

McAfee Labs

Latest SpyEye Botnet Active and Cheaper

On April 16, we found a Pastebin entry selling the latest version of the infamous SpyEye botnet (Version 1.3.48) for...

McAfee Labs

Digging Into the Nitol DDoS Botnet

Nitol is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnet that seems to be small and not widely known. It mostly...

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Hacker Leaves Online Trail, Loses Anonymity

Since March 20, the @Anonw0rmer Twitter account has been silent. Its owner, w0rmer, is known as a member of the...

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