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In almost every enterprise IT environment today, the discovery of an instance of advanced malware necessarily means you are too late to stop it. Everyday malware can be stopped at the firewall because its signature is known. It’s sort of like having a TSA agent check your ID at the airport. Let’s carry that analogy […]
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 […]
Deals abound on gadgets and gizmos in the wintry weeks before Christmas, but could that shiny new toy on your loved one’s wish list put the whole family’s security at risk? Smart TVs will undoubtedly be one of the more hot ticket items this season, but a recently discovered security vulnerability in the LG Smart […]
We feel safe checking our email anytime, anywhere. But should we? As cybercriminals find their way into every nook and cranny of our online activity, it’s important to evaluate our inbox’s security – on every device. Throughout the globe, more people are accessing email via smartphone than ever before. In the United States alone, 75% […]
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 […]