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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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Fake-Alert Scams Growing Again

Fake-alert Trojans, also known as scareware, fool consumers by claiming imaginary threats, and insisting its victims purchase a product to...

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I Smell a RAT: Java Botnet Found in the Wild

Most of today’s malware works on Windows and its apps, because it can affect a lot of people around the...

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Drive-By Downloads Attack Adobe Zero-Day Flaw

Adobe released a security advisory warning the users of a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Versions 10.2.152.33 and earlier....

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1: Osama Bin Laden Death Scams

I suppose this was inevitable. The reported death of Osama Bin Laden is just too good a lure for cybercriminals...

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In the Dark: Crucial Industries Confront Cyberattacks

Decades ago when the early communications networks were formed, scientists rallied around the joy of sending data at light speed...

Family Safety Privacy & Identity Protection

Lawmakers Push To Shield Last 4 Social Security Numbers

Most of us have become accustomed to giving out the last four digits of our Social Security numbers. But this...

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LizaMoon the Latest SQL-Injection Attack

Working in the security industry brings about a myriad of challenges. This is especially true for vendors. We must do...

Family Safety Privacy & Identity Protection

Spyware A Major Identity Theft Threat

Spyware is sold legally in the United States. This software records chats, emails, browsing history, usernames, passwords, and basically everything...

McAfee Enterprise

Industry-Government Collaboration: Our Best Defense

I had the privilege of speaking before the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies at a hearing...

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7 Types of Hacker Motivations

There are good and bad hackers. Here is a window into what they do and why: White Hat Hackers: These...

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