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Cybercriminals Actively Exploiting RDP to Target Remote Organizations

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many companies to enable their employees to work remotely and, in a large number of cases, on a global scale. A key component of enabling remote work and allowing employees to access internal corporate resources remotely is Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), which allows communication with ...

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McAfee Surveys Cyber-Threats in the Age of Coronavirus

Change is a constant in technology, and the greatest changes are often driven by major events that fundamentally reshape how people work and conduct business. In the Age of Coronavirus, more than ever, technology and cybersecurity must keep pace with disruption and change, adapt to adversity, and even accelerate their ...

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COVID-19 – Malware Makes Hay During a Pandemic

Special thanks to Prajwala Rao, Oliver Devane, Shannon Cole, Ankit Goel and members of Malware Research for their contribution and monitoring of related threats As COVID-19 continues to spread across the world, it is no surprise that malware authors are exploiting the pandemic. McAfee recently released blogs around Covid-19 related ...

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McAfee Values Its Working Mothers Globally

This Mother’s Day, and every day, McAfee recognizes all the hardworking mothers across our global workforce. We continue to make strides in our workplace culture, policies and programs to better serve working parents. Dierdre, a project manager located in our Cork office, talks about her experience below on transitioning back ...

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Tales From the Trenches; a Lockbit Ransomware Story

In collaboration with Northwave As we highlighted previously across two blogs, targeted ransomware attacks have increased massively over the past months. In our first article, we discussed the growing pattern of targeted ransomware attacks where the primary infection stage is often an info-stealer kind of malware used to gain credentials/access to ...

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Five Tips from McAfee’s Remote Workers

Whether you’re working from for the first time or a remote working veteran, you may be looking for some tips to set yourself up for success as many of us practice social distancing to protect the health of our families and communities. We turned to McAfee’s remote team members who ...

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Zero Trust, SASE-Digital Enablers or Adding Complexity to Cyber Ecosystems

Given the title of this article I suspect you are reading this because you have been in a recent situation where you have been asked the question “What is the difference between Zero Trust and SASE?”. I further suspect that the next question you were asked of course is “Which ...

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MalBus Actor Changed Market from Google Play to ONE Store

McAfee Mobile Research team has found another variant of MalBus on an education application, developed by a South Korean developer. In the previous Malbus case, the author distributed the malware through Google Play, but new variants are distributed via the ONE Store in much the same way. ONE Store is ...

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How One McAfee Advanced Threat Researcher is Giving Back During COVID-19

There is great need all around us. During COVID-19 and this time of social distancing, many people are considering ways they can give back and do their part. When Thomas, a McAfee Advanced Threat Researcher in France, learned there is a global shortage of masks, he stepped into action. For ...

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Transitioning to a Mass Remote Workforce – We Must Verify Before Trusting

While not a new practice, the sheer volume of people required to adhere to social distancing best practices means we now have a mass workforce working remotely. Most enterprises and SMBs can support working remotely today but many IT departments are not equipped to scale to the numbers currently required. ...

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