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McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Previews Five Cybersecurity Trends

Welcome to the McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report. We find ourselves in a highly volatile stage of cybersecurity, with new devices, new risks, and new threats appearing every day. In this edition, we have polled thought leaders from McAfee Labs and the Office of the CTO. They offer their ...

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Should I Worry About AVGater, Which Exploits Some Security Products?

This blog was written by Brook Schoenfield. On November 10, a researcher reported the vulnerability AVGater, which affects some antimalware...

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Don’t Substitute CVSS for Risk: Scoring System Inflates Importance of CVE-2017-3735

This blog was co-written by Brook Schoenfield and Damian Quiroga. I am a wry observer of vulnerability announcements. CVE-2017-3735—which can...

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Self-Signed Certificates Can Be Secure, So Why Ban Them?

This blog was co-written by Brook Schoenfield and Ramnath Venugopalan. In many organizations the use of self-signed certificates is forbidden...

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KRACKs Against Wi-Fi Serious But Not End of the World

This blog was written by Brook Schoenfield. On October 12, researcher Mathy Vanhoef announced a set of Wi-Fi attacks that...

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Linux Kernel Vulnerability Can Lead to Privilege Escalation: Analyzing CVE-2017-1000112

This blog was written by Krishs Patil. A memory corruption bug in UDP fragmentation offload (UFO) code inside the Linux...

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McAfee Labs: Faceliker Surge Manipulates Facebook “Likes” to Promote News, Other Content

Criminals excel in manipulating the trust within human relationships, particularly as individuals project themselves into digital realms such as social...

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McAfee Demos Ease of Exploiting Recent Apache Struts Vulnerability

This post was written by Brook Schoenfield and the Advanced Threat Research Team. A series of exploitable conditions have been...

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Everyday Hero: 5 Questions with McAfee Labs’ Paula Greve

iWith cybersecurity experts taking center stage this week at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, the world is watching...

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McAfee Discovers Pinkslipbot Exploiting Infected Machines as Control Servers; Releases Free Tool to Detect, Disable Trojan

This blog was written by Sanchit Karve. McAfee Labs has discovered that banking malware Pinkslipbot (also known as QakBot/QBot) has...

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