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Ghouls of the Internet: Protecting Your Family from Scareware and Ransomware

It’s the middle of a workday. While researching a project, a random ad pops up on your computer screen alerting...

McAfee Enterprise Executive Perspectives

WannaCry One Year Later: Looking Back at a Milestone

This blog was written by Grant Bourzikas, previous CISO at McAfee. Has it been a year? It seems longer. When...

McAfee Enterprise

The Reality of an Incoming C1 Cyberattack on the UK

“When, not if.” Ciaran Martin, head of the U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), used those words to say he...

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Is WannaCry Really Ransomware?

Ransomware follows a relatively simple model: data is encrypted, the victim pays, data is decrypted. At least that is what those who create ransomware want you to believe. This was also our assumption when we began our analysis of WannaCry—that those behind the campaign would decrypt victims’ data once they ...

Security News Mobile Security

Fake WannaCry Protection Apps Hit the Google Play Store

WannaCry was the ransomware attack heard around the world. It impacted more than 150 countries and infected over 250,000 devices...

McAfee Labs

Fake WannaCry ‘Protectors’ Emerge on Google Play

Are Android devices affected by the self-propagating ransomware WannaCry? No—because this threat exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. This malware...

McAfee Enterprise

WannaCry: When the Theoretical Becomes Real

This blog was written by Brian Dye. I’ve spent many years talking to audiences – corporate customers, government leaders, and...

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How to Protect Against WannaCry Ransomware in a McAfee Environment

WannaCry is a ransomware family targeting Microsoft Windows. On Friday May 12, a large cyberattack based on this threat was launched. At this time, it is estimated that more than 250,000 computers in 150 countries have been infected, each demanding a ransom payment.

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Adylkuzz CoinMiner Spreading Like WannaCry

The last few days have been very busy for security teams all around the globe due to the nasty ransomware...

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How a Young Cybersecurity Researcher Stopped WannaCry Ransomware in Its Tracks

Last Friday, the biggest ransomware attack we’ve seen hit organizations everywhere, impacting more than 150 countries. It shut down a...

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