Posts Tagged 'credit card fraud'

Australia clearly loves Jessica Mauboy.  Such an extraordinary talent!  However the latest McAfee research shows that Jess is topping the charts for all the wrong reasons.  She is in fact the riskiest Australian celebrity name to search for according to the Eighth Annual McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities List 2014. While the recent celebrity photo hacking […]

It is probably fair to say that I have an addiction for perusing online homewares and interior decorating blogs, stores and sites. There are many days when I will even give myself a time allowance – otherwise my children would starve! Once I have finished all of my essential domestic online activities (like Coles Online, […]

In the security business, there’s a lot of talk about protecting your smartphones and computers from malware and viruses, as well as loss and theft. It makes sense. Most of us use our smartphones and computers on a daily basis and keep important information on them like passwords, user names, and credit card numbers. But […]

No one wants to be a victim of identity theft (at least not that I’m aware of). But even though we may say this, our actions don’t always indicate this—and actions speak louder than words. Some of this information may seem basic or like common sense, but these are still tactics that identity thieves utilize […]

Last week, we released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013. In this report, we discussed several recent point-of-sale (POS) attacks and the increasingly available means by which cybercriminals are able to execute them. Namely: off-the-shelf point of sale (POS) malware, online black markets for stolen credit card data, and anonymous virtual currencies like […]