Mobile Security

The Top 5 Scariest Mobile Threats

Halloween has to be one of my favorite holidays of the year. Creative costumes, buckets of candy, and pumpkin spice...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

Infected Minecraft Apps Could Potentially Turn Over 2 Million Android Devices Into a Botnet Army

We all love a good game, especially those that allow us to create and innovate with the touch of our...

McAfee Labs

Android Click-Fraud App Repurposed as DDoS Botnet

The McAfee Mobile Research Team tracks the behavior of Android click-fraud apps. We have detected multiple implementations, including recent examples...

Internet Security Mobile Security

The Do You Knows of DDoS Attacks

“Where’s my phone?” In a blink of an eye, my home is suddenly flipped upside down—couch cushions overturned, drawers –...

McAfee Labs

Mirai, BrickerBot, Hajime Attack a Common IoT Weakness

This blog post was written by Rick Simon. We know that devices in the Internet of Things make enticing targets...

McAfee Labs

Mirai Botnet Creates Army of IoT Orcs

This post was based on analysis by Yashashree Gund and RaviKant Tiwari. There is a lot of speculation in the...

McAfee Enterprise

TinyNuke May be a Ticking Time Bomb

On March 12th,  2017 a low-profile developer uploaded to Github a mostly functional Botnet code named TinyNuke. The user, Aainz,...

McAfee Labs

Analyzing a Fresh Variant of the Dorkbot Botnet

This blog post was written by Sudhanshu Dubey. At McAfee Labs, we have recently observed a new variant of the...

Family Safety

How Much Control Do You Really Have Over Your Family’s Connected Life?

If you took an inventory of your family’s connected devices, would you have three or four devices, or would it...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

What’s the Deal with Mirai? A Rundown on one of the Biggest Botnets

Every once in a while, a type of malware become so effective and prevalent that it dominates headlines for weeks....

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