Attacks by macro malware carrying ransomware are growing, as we have recently reported. Since early March we have seen macro malware using high-obfuscation algorithms to hide itself from static and traditional antimalware detection techniques. Macro malware continues to evolve and use new tricks to evade detection. In addition to these evasion techniques, McAfee Labs researchers have […]

Every form of marketing today is undergoing a sea change that is more than just a disruption. New digital marketing technologies are a welcome development for improving customer experience, as companies learn how to leverage data to empower customers, sharpen marketing content, and enable their sales force throughout the Customer Buying Journey. Meanwhile, marketers grapple […]

Given retail banking customer’s non-ending appetite for greater ATM self-service functionality at ever-increasing locations, it’s not surprising that banks are having trouble delivering rigorous security. According to a recent Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Diebold [1], financial institutions lack confidence in their current ATM security. Even though 21 to 30% of all their in-house security efforts are […]

Today is a good day for families because big brand — Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) — is hitting pause on its marketing and inspiring us all to think a little bit more about the authenticity of our social images. A&F, known for its highly-sexualized marketing that targets teens has scrubbed its Instagram feed and is […]

One of the best ways to develop secure Android applications is to engage in penetration (pen) testing, in effect trying to break into your application just as an attacker might do. This is the fourth in a series of posts on pen testing Android applications. In the first we set up the testing environment and captured traffic. In […]