Read: "The Hidden Truth Behind Shadow IT: Six Trends Impacting Your Security Posture" report to learn more about how employees are circumventing company policy and deploying unauthorized SaaS applications.
For IT security executives and security-responsible business executives, McAfee Labs’ Q3 Threats Report poses an interesting set of developments that call into question what industry and non-industry...
It’s that time of year again. Yes, I know it seems like we just got past the spooks from Halloween, but the holidays are just around the corner. While we are busy buying gifts and making travel arrangements,...
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An Indian investigative portal Cobrapost, recently released a report on alleged online reputation smearing/management/campaigns designed to gain/destroy political capital for who ever was the highest bidder or “customer”. Online world (social media) was abuzz with political motivations, and some where perplexed if it was even possible (amazed, surprised, dismissive etc.) Some of the bloggers/twitterati offered their own explanations, instantly […]
In two recent blogs, McAfee Labs described Japanese and Korean Android apps on Google Play that steal a mobile device’s phone number. We have now found two more Japanese chat apps that show similar behavior. These two apps have been downloaded between 10,000 and 50,000 times each. The developers of these apps have manipulated the […]
Update, December 5 The developer of the app Machin Chat has contacted McAfee and reported that the collection of phone numbers was inadvertent and that they have no malicious intent. We have verified that updated code no longer collects phone numbers. The updated app is available on Google Play. (Older versions of the app have […]
One of the most startling revelations in the McAfee Labs Threats Report, Third Quarter 2013 is that the observed instance of digitally signed malware increased nearly 50%, to more than 1.5 million new signed binaries. The implications of this trend are profound both for security practitioners and the global trust infrastructure. New Signed Malware […]