You’ve probably heard of people storing information in “the cloud,” but what does that really mean, and is it safe to put your data there? The cloud is best described as a network of servers offering different functions. Some servers allow you to store and access data, while others provide an online service. You may […]

The packaging of malware and malware-construction kits for cybercrime “consumers” has been a long-running trend. Various turnkey kits that cover remote access plus botnet plus stealth functions are available just about anywhere. Ransomware, though very prevalent, has not yet appeared in force in easy-to-deploy kits. But now we have Tox–and it’s free.       […]

Cybercriminals gain access to our online data often, and for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, they like to do so unnoticed. But a new cybercrime trend is changing the game, bringing forth a more confrontational side of cybercriminals. It’s called ransomware, and it’s growing in popularity. Its mission is simple: lock down […]

We are pleased to announce that McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM), the core product of our Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, has continued its high ratings streak in SC Magazine. In its May 1st announcement, SC Magazine recognized McAfee ESM as SC Labs Approved with a five star rating. According to the reviewer, […]

Where there is traffic, there are bandits.  Applications, data, and infrastructure are moving to the cloud, and traditional network architectures are gradually fading away. In their place, we have an increasing reliance on web and email protocols as the carriers of our information, moving digital information without regard for physical and political borders. Where there […]