Consumer

Good Malware Protection Doesn’t Need to Slow You Down!

Good malware protection doesn’t need to slow you down! “Security software slows down my PC.” This is a comment that is often heard when talking about malware protection on computers and laptops. While this may be true for many security products, even including the security software that is built into ...

Family Safety

Ghouls of the Internet: Protecting Your Family from Scareware and Ransomware

It’s the middle of a workday. While researching a project, a random ad pops up on your computer screen alerting you of a virus. The scary-looking, flashing warning tells you to download an “anti-virus software” immediately. Impulsively, you do just that and download either the free or the $9.99 to ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Why Software Updates Are So Important

You’re hard at work on your computer or device and a message suddenly pops up saying, “a software update is available”. You’re busy, so you click “cancel” instead of “install”, thinking you’ll get to it later, but you never do. Sound familiar? The truth is it’s easy to skip software ...

Security Operations

Can you see me now? Unpacking malware for advanced threat analysis.

This blog was written by Stan Golubchik. A recent McAfee blog ‘Malware Packers Use Tricks to Avoid Analysis, Detection’, highlighted the use of packers as an effective way to slow down analysis and decrease detection by antimalware products. As an engineer with a keen interest in malware, I’m very familiar ...

Consumer Español

Lo Viejo, lo Nuevo y el Futuro: Informe de Amenazas de Septiembre de McAfee Labs

Conforme la tecnología hace que nuestras vidas sean cada vez más convenientes, podemos confiar más en ella. La utilizamos constantemente, incluso entregando nuestra información personal a aplicaciones y servicios. Pero los ciberdelincuentes saben eso, de hecho, cuentan con ello. El Informe de Amenazas de McAfee Labs de Septiembre de 2016, ...

Enterprise

Could a DNC Data Leak Alter a Presidential Campaign?

This blog post was written by Teresa Chen. If you’re a political junky, there’s no lack of intriguing stories and scandals to accompany this election season’s spicy rhetoric. Now, we’ve got the Democratic National Committee (DNC) admitting that more than 19,000 emails were hacked by bad actors and released by ...

McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

Operation Troy: OpenIOC Release

  In conjunction with our investigation into Operation Troy, we will be releasing IOC data in the open and highly flexible OpenIOC Framework format.       In addition to various open/free tools, OpenIOC data can be consumed by:             McAfee Network Security Platform   ...

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