Kyle Smith is a Security Researcher for McAfee Labs and is located in the Plano office. He has been working in his current role for the past four years and provides analysis, detection and repair for malicious threats, unwanted programs, and handles inbound escalations from customers via the McAfee Support team. Kyle was promoted to his current position from a Technical Support role in the Malware Support Threat Escalation Group, and has extensive knowledge with several McAfee Products including ePolicy Orchestrator, McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, McAfee HIPS, SiteAdvisor. Kyle's current duties include responding to customer malware incidents, developing detection signatures and static and dynamic analysis of prevalent malware threats.

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Leveraging McAfee Endpoint Security to Protect Against Emotet and Other Malware

Customers often ask us how to implement the suggestions provided in our blogs and threat advisories to better protect their environments. The goal of this blog is to do just that. By showing you how to better use our products, you’ll be able to protect against Emotet and other malware. ...


New Wave of Browser Hijackers and How to Protect Your Environment

We recently received customer submissions related to a phishing campaign that was redirecting users to a browser hijacker. It became clear, after analysis, that these cases were related to a technical support scam in which the attacker uses scare tactics—such as displaying fake error messages and phone numbers—to trick the ...

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Smarter Clicks: 5 Tips to Help Your Family Avoid Risky Cyber Search Traps

Searching the internet has become as much a part of daily life as pouring that first cup of coffee each morning. We rely on it, we expect it to deliver, and often, we do it without much thought. McAfee’s annual Most Dangerous Celebrity list gives us a chance to hit ...

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