This edition covers news and statistics gathered by McAfee Labs in the first quarter of 2018. Highlights include how attackers are employing new tactics, updates on the latest threat campaigns (Operation GhostSecret and Lazarus), a surge in coin miner malware, and a rise in multisector attacks.
Every year we publish our annual McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions. Cybersecurity is always evolving, so like most predictions, some play out as envisioned, while others don’t or they unfold in completely unexpected ways. Find out how our 2018 predictions have unfolded so far and what we foresee for the rest of the year.
In a new report commissioned by McAfee, “Tilting the Playing Field: How Misaligned Incentives Work Against Cybersecurity,” the Center for Strategic and International Studies surveyed 800 cybersecurity professionals to reveal how a mismatch of incentives gives cybercriminals an advantage.Learn More >
Threat Intelligence Sharing
At RSA Conference 2017, the Cyber Threat Alliance announced the next phase in its evolution. See the details of the latest news.
McAfee co-authored a section on ransomware, highlighting ransomware technical advancements in 2016 and ways in which the industry is fighting back.
McAfee and a global law enforcement action took down a major botnet.