Internet Security Tips & Tricks

What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Stay Safe from Malicious Traffic Schemes

What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Stay Safe from Malicious Traffic Schemes Imagine you’re driving down a highway...

Internet Security

Ghosts of Botnets Past, Present, and Future

‘Twas the morning of October 21st, and all through the house many IoT devices were stirring, including a connected mouse....

Internet Security Mobile Security

Beware: Zombie IoT Botnets

The ghosts and ghouls of October have come and gone, but the dangers lurking behind virtual walls have hardly disappeared....

McAfee Labs

What Drives a Ransomware Criminal? CoinVault Developers Convicted

How often do we get a chance to learn what goes on in the minds of cybercriminals? Two members of...

McAfee Labs

VPNFilter Malware Adds Capabilities to Exploit Endpoints

VPNFilter, a botnet-controlled malware that infects networking devices, was first documented by researchers from Cisco Talos. McAfee Labs also published...

McAfee Labs

VPNFilter Botnet Targets Networking Devices

VPNFilter is a botnet with capabilities to support both intelligence collection and destructive cyberattack operations. The Cisco Talos team recently notified members of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) of its findings and published this blog.

McAfee Labs

Necurs Botnet Leads the World in Sending Spam Traffic

In Q4 2017 we found that the Necurs and Gamut botnets comprised 97% of spam botnet traffic. (See the McAfee...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

What Is a Botnet?

Robot armies on attack may sound like science fiction, but this is a security reality we’ve been facing for some...

McAfee Labs

Chinese Cybercriminals Develop Lucrative Hacking Services

Underground cybercrime profits in China have likely already exceeded US$15.1 billion (100 billion Chinese yuan); caused more than $13.8 billion...

Internet Security

Meet IoT_reaper: The New Malware Building a Massive Botnet Army

WannaCry, Petya, the Dyn distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack – all now infamous cyberattacks that have defined the modern threat landscape....

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