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McAfee Labs is the threat research division of McAfee and one of the world’s leading sources for threat research, threat intelligence, and cybersecurity thought leadership. McAfee Labs threat researchers correlate real-world data collected from millions of sensors across key threat vectors—file, web, message, and network—and deliver threat intelligence in real-time to increase protection and reduce risk.
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McAfee Unveils New Advanced Threat Research Lab
The new Advanced Threat Research Lab 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.Watch Now
The McAfee Advanced Threat Research team and McAfee Labs Malware Operations Group have discovered a new global campaign targeting nuclear, defense, energy, and financial companies. This campaign, Operation Sharpshooter, leverages an in-memory implant to download and retrieve a second-stage implant for further exploitation.Report
In Q2 2018, cybercriminals continue to go where the money is—from coin mining to billing fraud campaigns—and evolve and refine their tactics to defraud unsuspecting victims.
This in-depth report covers current security problems and specific incidents within blockchain implementations, including bad actors' techniques, targets, and malware used for attacks.Report