Author: Ryan Sherstobitoff

Ryan Sherstobitoff Ryan Sherstobitoff is a McAfee Threat Researcher focusing on cyberfraud research and threat intelligence. Prior to joining McAfee, he was a threat researcher at Guardian Analytics, where he focused on tracking financial fraud for a number of mid-sized banks. Sherstobitoff was also Chief Corporate Evangelist at Panda Security, where he managed the U.S. strategic response for new and emerging threats. He is widely recognized as a security and cloud computing expert.

In May, we wrote about the breach discovery gap, which is the time it takes IT security practitioners to discover a data breach after their systems have been compromised in a cyberattack. We made this critical point: Stopping attacks before they breach and narrowing the breach discovery gap require the ability to detect threats at […]

Under Operation Tovar, global law enforcement—in conjunction with the private sector and McAfee—has launched an action to dismantle the Gameover Zeus and CryptoLocker infrastructure. Disrupting the criminal infrastructure by taking control of the domains that form part of the communications network provides a rare window for owners of infected systems to remove the malware and […]

Threats seem to be top of mind for the masses of late—with three large-scale attacks on major brands already this year, potentially compromising the financial data and identity of millions. And things don’t show signs of slowing down. Each year, security threats become more sophisticated and difficult to identify, with 2014 expected to be the […]

This post is the last in a series of articles that expand on the recently released McAfee Labs 2014 Threats Predictions. In this and related posts, McAfee Labs researchers offer their views of new and evolving threats we expect to see in the coming year. This article was written by Craig Schmugar. Renewed interest in […]

This post is one in a series of articles that expand on the recently released McAfee Labs 2014 Threats Predictions. In this and related posts, McAfee Labs researchers offer their views of new and evolving threats we expect to see in the coming year. This article was written by Christoph Alme, Paula Greve, and François […]