Author: François Paget

François Paget François Paget is a senior threat research engineer and one of the founding members of McAfee Labs, where he conducts a variety of forecast studies and performs technological monitoring. He focuses on the various aspects of organized cybercrime and the malicious use of the Internet for geopolitical purposes. As Secretary-General of CLUSIF (Club de la Sécurité de l’Information Français), Paget is involved with the association’s "Threats" workshop and the organization of the Annual Cybercrime Overview conference. Paget is also a regular conference speaker at various French and international events in the information system security field.

Comme souvent avec l’arrivée des beaux jours, l’actualité cinématographique en France est riche et les comédies françaises cartonnent en salle. En parallèle, la recherche de ces films en téléchargement illégal ou en vision streaming est un jeu dangereux que nombre d’internautes semblent régulièrement expérimenter. L’une des méthodes les plus usitées pour tenter de récupérer des films qui […]

As a supplement to the next McAfee Labs Threats Report, which will appear next month, we offer this timeline of leading cybercrime events that made news in the first quarter of 2014. January 2: A systems administrator at the Monju fast breeder reactor facility in Japan notices suspicious connections emanating from a machine in the […]

As a supplement to the latest McAfee Labs Threats Report, published this week, we offer this timeline of leading hacktivist activities that made news in the fourth quarter of 2013.   October 3: Thirteen alleged members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous are indicted for cyberattacks between September 2010 and January 2011 on targets including the […]

As a supplement to the latest McAfee Labs Threats Report, published this week, we offer this timeline of leading threats that made news in the fourth quarter of 2013.   October 3: Adobe reports personal information relating to customer orders has been accessed in an attack on the company’s systems.[1] The total amounts to 152 […]

The buzz about Bitcoin has moved from online circles to mainstream media sources. Last week’s news of the collapse of exchange Mt. Gox got more play than in just the business section. Everyone seems to be interested in the digital, anonymous, and stateless currency. Governments have made pronouncements, law enforcement has investigated its use in […]