Posts Tagged 'email and web security'

At this point in your adult, digital life, it’s likely you’ve experienced some kind of personal data breech—either you’ve had one of your a social profiles hijacked, a mobile device lost or stolen, or had a run in with credit card theft. If you are paying attention to the headlines, the buzz is all about Data Privacy […]

One Phish, Two Phish: How Cybercriminals Reel in 80% of Users with Deceptive Emails We’ve all seen it. The innocent-looking message from what appears to be your bank, reminding you that it’s time to update your account information with the simple click of a link and the entering of some personal information. Everything looks in […]

I want to share some of the good work McAfee Labs did in the past year in optimizing and enhancing the V2 DATs (malware definition files, also known as AVV DATs) used in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise and other McAfee enterprise products. In 2014, we reduced DAT size by more than 45% to about 70MB, down […]

For McAfee Labs the New Year will start with a lot of excitement. During the next 10 weeks, several of us researchers will teach a master class at Oregon State University. During this class, “Defending against the Dark Arts,” more than 60 students will be served a diversity of topics, including malware, forensics, memory analysis, […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is the Scan. 2014 is coming to an end, so let’s take a look back at some of the year’s top security risks, shall we? You know, end on a high note? If nothing else, it should make us all resolve to make smarter cyber security choices next year. […]