Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

Update Your Toaster: How IoT Devices Can Be Conscripted into Botnets

Charles Strite, according to Lemelson-MIT, first introduced the modern toaster in 1926. It was, and remains to this day, a...

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A Dummies Guide to ‘Insider Trading’ via Botnet, Part 2

This post, the second of two parts, was written by Christiaan Beek, Raj Samani, and Shane Shook.  In our first post,...

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A Dummies Guide to ‘Insider Trading’ via Botnet

This post, the first of two parts, was written by Raj Samani, Christiaan Beek, and Shane Shook.  Want to spread...

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McAfee Labs Team Wins Péter Ször Award

This blog post was written by Vincent Weafer. On October 2 at Virus Bulletin’s VB2015 conference in Prague, Virus Bulletin...

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Japanese Banking Trojan Shifu Combines Malware Tools

In recent weeks, McAfee Labs has analyzed a recently discovered banking Trojan that combines elements from multiple malware tools. Shifu...

Internet Security

Social Media Swamped by Social Botnets

As anyone with a newsfeed will tell you, fake social media accounts have been on the rise in recent years....

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Update on the Beebone Botnet Takedown

On April 8, the takedown operation for the polymorphic botnet known as Beebone successfully concluded. This action redirected traffic from...

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Takedown Stops Polymorphic Botnet

Several global law enforcement agencies—with assistance from McAfee —this week successfully dismantled the “Beebone” botnet behind a polymorphic worm known...

Internet Security

Here’s What You Need To Know About Botnets

In the year of 2000, Professor Vijay Pande, a renowned Stanford University researcher, released a little program that, when downloaded...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

What is a Remote Administration Tool (RAT)?

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I...

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