The Biggest Security Threats of 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
McAfee predicts that mobile threats will become more prevalent, but that Anonymous will decline in importance.
Tags: Windows 8, McAfee, Security Advisory, cyberattack, Anonymous, ransomware, mobile malware
McAfee Warns of Massive Bank Cyberattack
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 13, 2012
The security vendor says hackers planned to target major global banks in "Project Blitzkrieg."
Tags: McAfee, Security Advisory, cyberattack, trojan, hack attacks, bank fraud
Malware Increases 23%: Report
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 04, 2012
McAfee says that hackers are increasingly targeting Macs and Android smartphones in addition to PCs.
Tags: security, spam, mobile, smartphones, Mac, malware, McAfee, text messaging, botnets
McAfee Reports Big Spike in Malware
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
The security vendor says it was the "busiest quarter in recent history" for malware.
Tags: security, malware, McAfee, report
McAfee Tackles 'Spam Hijack' Flaw in Anti-Malware Code
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 19, 2012
A flaw in the security vendor's cloud-based service allows users' systems to be used by spammers.
Tags: spam, SaaS, security vulnerability, McAfee
McAfee Buys Database Security Vendor Sentrigo
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 24, 2011
The database security vendor's products include a Database Activity Monitoring (DAM) solution that provides virtual patching for database deployments.
Tags: database, security, Intel, McAfee, database security
Will Microsoft Acquire Symantec?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 10, 2010
Fueled by Intel's planned acquisition of McAfee, some observers speculate that Symantec is on Microsoft's list.
Tags: security, Microsoft, Intel, Symantec, McAfee
Scareware Most Costly Online Scam: McAfee
By Larry Barrett | Article Published March 12, 2010
The security software vendor warns consumers that scareware, or fake antivirus software, will be the most costly online consumer scam in 2010.
Tags: Facebook, security, McAfee, scareware
McAfee: Explorer Flaw Led to Attacks on Google
By Larry Barrett | Article Published January 14, 2010
The security software firm's researchers say Operation Aurora used a previously undiscovered zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft's browser software to penetrate the search giant's networks.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, McAfee, Adobe, advanced persistent threats
Will Security Firms Benefit from Google's China Woes?
By - Reuters | Article Published January 14, 2010
Security companies like McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro may benefit the publicity surrounding cyber-attacks on Google China operations.
Tags: cybersecurity, Symantec, McAfee, cyberattack, Trend Micro