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Threats Report: June 2018 — Attackers employ new tactics, leading to a cryptojacking surge and a rise in multisector attacks

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McAfee Unveils New Advanced Threat Research Lab

The new Advanced Threat Research Lab, located in Hillsboro, Oregon, provides our researchers access to state-of-the-art hardware and equipment targeting the discovery, exploitation, and responsible disclosure of critical vulnerabilities. The lab also showcases working demos of current or recently completed research projects, such as attacks against medical devices, automobiles, internet of things (IoT) devices, industrial control systems, and more. Stay tuned for videos of our latest research.

Threats Report

This in-depth report covers current security problems and specific incidents within blockchain implementations, including bad actors' techniques, targets, and malware used for attacks.


Our researchers forecast cyberthreats in 2018 and beyond.


McAfee co-authored a section on ransomware, highlighting ransomware technical advancements in 2016 and ways in which the industry is fighting back.


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