Author: Tracy Holden

Tracy Holden

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 […]

As the popular saying goes, what goes up must come down. And if you’re on a flight, both elements should be done in a controlled manner. Thankfully, we have a lot of people working across industries to make sure that all flights take off and land safely — and that includes the cybersecurity industry. But […]

Lately, McAfee Labs has observed a lot of active samples detected as Trojan Laziok by many security vendors. According to online reports, the Trojan Laziok is dropped via an exploit of the Microsoft Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0158), which arrives via a spam email. In contrast, we have identified the […]