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McAfee Labs Threats Report: April 2021

In this edition, we present new findings in our traditional threat statistical categories – as well as our usual malware, sectors, and vectors – imparted in a new, enhanced digital presentation that’s more easily consumed and interpreted.

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Family Safety

McAfee+ Family Plans: The Right Protection for the Right People—Your People

Knowing the whole family is protected online is a great feeling—that they’re safe from online scams, inappropriate content, and people...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

A Scam in the Family—How a Close Relative Lost $100,000 to an Elder Scam

Written by James Schmidt  Editor’s Note: We often speak of online scams in our blogs, ones that cost victims hundreds...

Internet Security

Your Data—It’s the Story of You

All your online activity creates a trail of data. And that data tells a story. The story of you.  The...

Internet Security

ChatGPT: A Scammer’s Newest Tool

ChatGPT: Everyone’s favorite chatbot/writer’s-block buster/ridiculous short story creator is skyrocketing in fame. 1 In fact, the AI-generated content “masterpieces” (by...

McAfee Labs

The Rise and Risks of AI Art Apps

Authored by Fernando Ruiz The popularity of AI-based mobile applications that can create artistic images based on pictures, such as...

Internet Security

Can Apple Macs get Viruses?

It’s a long-standing question. Can Apple computers get viruses?  While Apple does go to great lengths to keep all its...

Tips & Tricks

What Should You Do if Your Identity Has Been Stolen?

It’s been like this from the start—wherever people shop, do business, or simply gather together, you’ll find thieves in the...

Security News

The PayPal Breach – Who Was Affected and How You Can Protect Yourself

PayPal recently notified thousands of its customers that their accounts were breached by hackers, leaving their Social Security Numbers and...

Mobile Security

Protecting the Universal Remote Control of Your Life—Your Smartphone

Aside from using it for calls and texting, we use our smartphones for plenty of things. We’re sending money with...

Privacy & Identity Protection

3 Tools to Round Out Your Privacy Protection Toolbox

It’s common practice to pull down the window shades at night. Homeowners invest in high fences. You may even cover...

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