Posts Tagged 'computer security'

During the last few days researchers at McAfee Labs have been actively investigating Sandworm, the Windows packager zero-day attack (CVE-2014-4114). McAfee has already released various updates through our products to protect our customers, and we continue to analyze this attack. During our investigation, we found that the Microsoft’s official patch (MS14-060, KB3000869) is not robust […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is The Scan. You can lead a horse to security news, but you can’t make it drink. Chase Runs Out of Luck Numbers don’t lie, but sometimes bankers do. JP Morgan Chase—the largest bank in the country—got hacked this past summer, and executives have been saying all along that […]

By now hopefully you’ve had several critical conversations with your child about the good, the bad, and the risky of the online world. But have you had the ‘dangerous celebrity’ talk’? You read that right. Because cybercriminals have become more and more savvy in disguising their digital attacks, parents, too, must be equally poised to […]

After a long day of hard work, there’s nothing like coming home, throwing on some PJs, and watching some good old late night television. I love catching up on all the latest news and watching celebrities like Kaley Cuoco-Sweetin discuss the celebrity photo hack (what can I say? I’m a security junkie). It seems like […]

Quick question: what do Jimmy Kimmel, Armin Van Buuren, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen have in common? If you answered they’re the likeliest celebrities to lead you to malicious programs on the Internet, you’re right! Perhaps we should give you more of an explanation. Every year, using McAfee® SiteAdvisor®, we track and rank the […]