Smartphones are picking up popularity. You can now access email, social media, and other things from a device that fits in your pocket (most of the time). And, although we hear about breaches and security...
McAfee Labs provides important information about threats in a variety of ways, from our McAfee Global Threat Intelligence service that feeds into many of our products, to published Threat Reports, our...
As I get older, I am convinced that my memory is fading. Whether it’s names, places or even passwords, my memory is just not what it used to be. In an effort to boost my neurological faculties, I decided to take tap dancing classes about 2 years ago. And while I am pleased to report […]
Every dog has its day, and for data privacy that day is January 28, 2015. What the average person may consider just another Wednesday is an important day for those of us in the cybersecurity community. Data Privacy Day is the perfect reminder of the need to educate and safeguard both businesses and consumers alike. And […]
At the AVAR Conference in November 2014, McAfee Labs presented how to exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability of the Costco and Walgreens apps on Android. We shared with our audience research on other app vulnerabilities because we believe apps (especially mobile apps) will be an increasing attack surface for cybercriminals. Today we’d like to provide […]
Ever hear of a crime called skimming? It may not be as dramatic a crime as assault or Ponzi schemes, but it can cause significant problems to you as your savings account can be wiped out in a flash. Picture a scrawny nerd tampering with an automated teller machine (ATM)—the machine you use with your […]
My New Year’s Resolutions are usually very predictable: lose weight, some (ideally regular) exercise and a total commitment to quit Diet Coke forever. But what about digital resolutions? Isn’t it time these had a place on our resolution list? As Cybermum, I am somewhat well-versed in what I should be doing to keep myself organised […]