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Rafael Pena

Rafael Pena joined McAfee in 2014. He is currently working as a Security Researcher for McAfee labs based in the United Kingdom. His work involves Malware analysis and Malware incident response. He holds a 1st degree in Electronics Engineering and MSc in Telecommunications (wireless networks).

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McAfee Labs

Office 365 Users Targeted by Voicemail Scam Pages

Over the past few weeks McAfee Labs has been observing a new phishing campaign using a fake voicemail message to lure victims into entering their Office 365 email credentials. At first, we believed that only one phishing kit was being used to harvest the user’s credentials. However, during our investigation, ...

McAfee Labs

16Shop Now Targets Amazon

Since early November 2018 McAfee Labs have observed a phishing kit, dubbed 16Shop, being used by malicious actors to target Apple account holders in the United States and Japan. Typically, the victims receive an email with a pdf file attached. An example of the message within the email is shown ...

Enterprise

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 ...

Family Safety Other Blogs

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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