McAfee Labs

Ransomware GandCrab Version 5 Partners With Crypter Service for Obfuscation

The GandCrab ransomware, which first appeared in January, has been updated rapidly during its short life, with Version 5.0.2 appearing...

McAfee Labs

Political Figures Differ Online: Names of Trump, Obama, Merkel Attached to Ransomware Campaigns

Politics and ransomware. No, it’s not a lost single from the Oasis back catalogue, but in fact a relatively recent...

Endpoint Security

It’s Quiz Time! How Well Do You Know Endpoint Security Best Practices?

How confident are you that you have the best security practices in place across your organization? Like most, you probably...

McAfee Labs

McAfee Opens State-of-the-Art Security Research Lab in Oregon

Today we are pleased to announce the grand opening of our dedicated research lab in the Hillsboro, Oregon, office near Portland.

McAfee Labs

McAfee ePO Platform Gains Insight Into Threat Research

The latest update to the McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® platform offers a new add-in to provide insight into the latest analysis carried out by McAfee Labs and the Advanced Threat Research team.

McAfee Labs

Microsoft Cortana Allows Browser Navigation Without Login: CVE-2018-8253

A locked Windows 10 device with Cortana enabled on the lock screen allows an attacker with physical access to the device to do two kinds of unauthorized browsing.

McAfee Labs

GandCrab Ransomware Puts the Pinch on Victims

Update: On August 9 we added our analysis of Versions 4.2.1 and 4.3.  The GandCrab ransomware first appeared in January...

McAfee Labs

CactusTorch Fileless Threat Abuses .NET to Infect Victims

McAfee Labs has noticed a significant shift by some actors toward using trusted Windows executables, rather than external malware, to...

McAfee Labs

Organizations Leave Backdoors Open to Cheap Remote Desktop Protocol Attacks

While researching underground hacker marketplaces, the McAfee Advanced Threat Research team has discovered that access linked to security and building automation systems of a major international airport could be bought for only US$10.

McAfee Labs

Cybercrime in the Spotlight: How Crooks Capitalize on Cultural Events

Every four years, everyone’s head around the globe turns toward the television. The Olympics, the World Cup – world events like...

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