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Remote Jeep Hacking Successful: Time to Patch Your Car?
This blog post was written by Bruce Snell. Next month I’ll be moving back to the US...
British Airways Frequent Flyers Report Stolen Air Miles
Frequent flyers, beware. Tens of thousands of accounts may have been compromised due to an automated attack...
Google Brings Safe Browsing to the Masses With Its Safe Browsing API
The best way to protect yourself from the malicious programs (often called malware) hidden across the Internet,...
‘Banking’ Malware Dridex Arrives via Phishing Email
Microsoft Office scripting malware has become more common and aggressive. In a recent case with Dridex, McAfee Labs found it...
Office 365 Ascent Is Security Opportunity
Microsoft is on a roll with its cloud strategy. In the past two quarters, the software giant...
2014: Security Year in Review
From the Heartbleed bug to large-scale (and highly publicized) data breaches, Shellshock to mobile threats—2014 did not...
Mobile Malware, Phishing and Ransomware — Oh My! A Quick Look at the Current Threat Landscape
So far, 2014 has been a tumultuous year for the security industry. We’ve seen thousands of computers...
Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords
On Tuesday afternoon, The New York Times revealed that a group of Russian hackers now holds 1.2...
Dropping Files Into Temp Folder Raises Security Concerns
Recently, the McAfee Advanced Exploit Detection System (AEDS) has delivered some interesting RTF files to our table....
The Surprisingly Simple Google Maps Attack That Shut Down a Business
Not all hacking requires code-cracking programmers who can slip through complex algorithms. No, sometimes all you need...
Strike a Pose: Blackshades Malware Spies Through Your Webcam
In the old days, one simply had to draw their blinds to avoid peeping toms from spying...
Smartphone Kill Switch Could Become Federal Law
There is no doubt that mobile devices are an integral part of our daily lives, making their...
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