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Social Network Account Stealers Hidden in Android Gaming Hacking Tool

Authored by: Wenfeng Yu McAfee Mobile Research team recently discovered a new piece of malware that specifically steals Google, Facebook,...

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Malicious PowerPoint Documents on the Rise

Authored by Anuradha M McAfee Labs have observed a new phishing campaign that utilizes macro capabilities available in Microsoft PowerPoint....

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Android malware distributed in Mexico uses Covid-19 to steal financial credentials

Authored by Fernando Ruiz McAfee Mobile Malware Research Team has identified malware targeting Mexico. It poses as a security banking tool or as a bank...

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Phishing Android Malware Targets Taxpayers in India

Authored by ChanUng Pak   McAfee’s Mobile Research team recently found a new Android malware, Elibomi, targeting taxpayers in India. The malware steals sensitive financial and private information via phishing by pretending...

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The Rise of Deep Learning for Detection and Classification of Malware

Co-written by Catherine Huang, Ph.D. and Abhishek Karnik  Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to evolve and has made huge progress over the last decade. AI shapes our daily lives. Deep learning is a subset of techniques in AI that...

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XLSM Malware with MacroSheets

Written by: Lakshya Mathur Excel-based malware has been around for decades and has been in the limelight in recent years. During the second half of 2020, we saw...

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Babuk: Biting off More than they Could Chew by Aiming to Encrypt VM and *nix Systems?

Co-written with Northwave’s Noël Keijzer. Executive Summary For a long time, ransomware gangs were mostly focused on Microsoft Windows operating...

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Fighting new Ransomware Techniques with McAfee’s Latest Innovations

In 2021 ransomware attacks have been dominant among the bigger cyber security stories. Hence, I was not surprised to see...

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An Overall Philosophy on the Use of Critical Threat Intelligence

The overarching threat facing cyber organizations today is a highly skilled asymmetric enemy, well-funded and resolute in his task and...

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REvil Ransomware Uses DLL Sideloading

This blog was written byVaradharajan Krishnasamy, Karthickkumar, Sakshi Jaiswal Introduction Ransomware attacks are one of the most common cyber-attacks among...

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