Posts Tagged 'email and web security'

In the U.S. it’s Thanksgiving week and that means after Thursday, the holiday season will be in full force. Not only is it time to bring out the tinsel while jamming out to Michael Bublé’s holiday CD (I can finally listen to all the holiday music I want without judgment), it’s also time to buckle […]

One question I often hear is “When will Intel Security (McAfee) publish a report on the latest threat?” It seems to be a hot trend today for security companies to offer reports with topics such as “Operation X” or “Malware Y,” or to trumpet how many zero-day vulnerabilities they have found. Do we now measure […]

Horrible people do horrible things to get ahead in life. Case in point: scammers are deploying phishing attacks—emails and websites that trick users into giving up sensitive information—designed to take advantage of a humanitarian disaster. To make matters worse, this phishing attack is coupled with a secondary scam—fraudulent fundraising. Earlier this month, a group of […]

The Information Security™ magazine and SearchSecurity.com™ recently announced the winners of the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. We are honored McAfee Email Protection was named as a 2014 Reader’s  Choice Award winner in the Email Security category, and excited that readers recognized the solution for its targeted phishing attack protection, ability to enhance security for hosted […]

Exploit kits are toolkits that malicious developers use to take advantage of client-side vulnerabilities, targeting web browsers and programs that can be accessed through browsers. The most common exploit targets are Java, Flash, PDFs, and Silverlight. Exploit kits use lots of techniques to evade detection by security products. Exploit kits use several common techniques: Code […]