Enterprise

New Surveillance Malware “FruitFly” Is a Nearly Undetectable Mac Backdoor

Charles McFarland contributed to this blog Mac malware outbreaks used to be viewed as a rarity. However, the last few years have seen Mac-focused threats steadily on the rise. In fact, our McAfee Labs Quarterly Threats Report showed instances of Mac malware growing by a huge 744% in 2016. Fast ...

Enterprise Español

Segunda economía: el pronóstico para la ciberseguridad del sistema de salud

Steve Grobman, Vicepresidente de McAfee, señala que para ganar la ventaja en la seguridad cibernética es necesario extender nuestro pensamiento más allá de la economía física de dinero, bienes y servicios a una Segunda Economía definida por las monedas de confianza, tiempo y dinero. Al igual que en otras industrias, ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Ransomware, PUPs, Vulnerabilities: a Look at What’s Putting You at Risk

Every quarter McAfee  releases a report on the cybersecurity issues confronting consumers, business partners, and the public. Produced by McAfee Labs, the McAfee Labs Threats Report covers threats to both mobile and desktop devices. But, as you’ll soon see, the distinction between mobile and desktop threats is slowly becoming irrelevant ...

McAfee Labs

Hacking the Human OS: A Report on Social Engineering

Why are data breaches so commonplace?  Whether the attacks are against the energy sector as reported July 2014[i] with over 1,000 energy companies in North America and Europe reported to have been compromised.  To other attacks targeting other sectors (e.g. Operation Troy, Operation High Roller Nightdragon, etc.) it would appear ...

McAfee Labs

January 2014 #SecChat Wrap-up — Threat Predictions

Threats seem to be top of mind for the masses of late—with three large-scale attacks on major brands already this year, potentially compromising the financial data and identity of millions. And things don’t show signs of slowing down. Each year, security threats become more sophisticated and difficult to identify, with ...

McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

Operation Troy: OpenIOC Release

  In conjunction with our investigation into Operation Troy, we will be releasing IOC data in the open and highly flexible OpenIOC Framework format.       In addition to various open/free tools, OpenIOC data can be consumed by:             McAfee Network Security Platform   ...

McAfee Labs

New Labs Report: ‘Analyzing Project Blitzkrieg’

Project Blitzkrieg, a current attack on US financial institutions, got a lot of media attention following a blog posting by RSA researchers who wrote they had discovered an operation run by an individual known as vorVzakone. RSA identified the malware as belonging to the Gozi family and labeled it Prinimalka. ...

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