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Best Practices for Adapting to a Remote Work Lifestyle 

As our world continues to evolve, we have been forced to adapt accordingly. Navigating change can be difficult for many, so here are useful tips McAfee team members have been using to improve productivity, stay healthy and help customers stay digitally secure during the pandemic.  Productivity Hacks Applying simple hacks to your ...

Executive Perspectives

How McAfee Makes an Impact: 2019 CSR Report Launch

At McAfee, we defend the world from cyber threats. We live our values daily. But most importantly, we recognize the power of inclusion and diversity in helping to create a better world inside and outside of McAfee. Recently, we launched our 2019 corporate social responsibility report—our Impact Report. Last year, ...

McAfee Labs

Ripple20 Vulnerability Mitigation Best Practices

On June 16th, the Department of Homeland Security and CISA ICS-CERT issued a critical security advisory warning covering multiple newly discovered vulnerabilities affecting Internet-connected devices manufactured by multiple vendors. This set of 19 vulnerabilities in a low-level TCP/IP software library developed by Treck has been dubbed “Ripple20” by researchers from JSOF. A networking ...

Podcast

ST20: Quantum Computing with Steve Grobman & Jon King

McAfee’s Chief Technology Officer Steve Grobman and Fellow Jon King discuss quantum computing and potential impacts to security as this technology continues to develop.

McAfee Labs

My Adventures Hacking the iParcelBox

In 2019, McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) disclosed a vulnerability in a product called BoxLock. Sometime after this, the CEO of iParcelBox, a U.K. company, reached out to us and offered to send a few of their products to test. While this isn’t the typical M.O. for our research we ...

McAfee Labs

What’s in the Box? Part II: Hacking the iParcelBox

Package delivery is just one of those things we take for granted these days. This is especially true in the age of Coronavirus, where e-commerce and at-home deliveries make up a growing portion of consumer buying habits. In 2019, McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) conducted a vulnerability research project on ...

Life at McAfee

McAfee Team Members Give Back During Pandemic by 3D Printing PPE

Behind the scenes, McAfee secures critical information to protect what matters most. But a visible side of the company is making just as big of an impact by protecting essential workers during the pandemic. A small army of McAfee volunteers have joined the worldwide effort to protect doctors, hospital workers ...

McAfee Labs

RagnarLocker Ransomware Threatens to Release Confidential Information

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The RagnarLocker ransomware first appeared in the wild at the end of December 2019 as part of a campaign against compromised networks targeted by its operators. The ransomware code is small (only 48kb after the protection in its custom packer is removed) and coded in a high programming ...

Executive Perspectives

Your CEO Just Asked If We Are Protected from This Threat? Now What?

For years, CISOs have grappled with a fundamental challenge – understanding how protected they truly are against the latest threats and campaigns facing them. Never really knowing what threats and campaigns matter most to their specific organization, security teams have typically had to wait until vulnerabilities were weaponized, and threats ...

McAfee Labs

OneDrive Phishing Awareness

There are number of ways scammers use to target personal information and, currently, one example is, they are taking advantage of the fear around the virus pandemic, sending phishing and scam emails to Microsoft OneDrive users, trying to profit from Coronavirus/COVID-19. They will pretend to be emailing from government, consulting, ...

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