McAfee Labs

Short-URL Services May Hide Threats

In a recent post, AppAppeal ranked the most popular URL shorteners. The top five includes TinyURL, Goo.gl, Bit.ly, Ow.ly and is.gd. Unfortunately, these helpful services are also used to hide a large number of malicious URLs. This result has made me want to learn more about malicious links that may ...

Executive Perspectives

McAf.ee – Create Secure Short URLs…

A pet project of mine for a couple of months now, McAfee’s secure-short URL service  http://mcaf.ee went through a viral launch last week and has taken flight! Leveraging McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, McAf.ee lets you create short url’s which are checked against our databases of known spammy, dangerous, malware hosting, bot ...

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