Posts Tagged 'endpoint protection'

Cybersecurity is a team sport. The bad guys share information, expertise, and code as they help one another. The good guys must do the same to keep pace. Sharing threat intelligence is a key aspect in which the knowledge gained by the owners of sensor networks can share data with the security analysis community.  This generosity […]

During the past couple of weeks, McAfee Labs has observed a new variant of macro malware. With this variant when we click on a doc file, we see the message “This document is protected against unauthorized use. Enable Editing and Enable Content to read content” along with a request to enable macros. If a user clicks […]

La Universidad de Las Américas (UDLAP) en Puebla, México, es unas de las más prestigiadas universidades latinoamericanas. Y, al igual que las universidades de todos los tamaños en el mundo, la UDLAP reconoce que una de las mayores amenazas a la seguridad proviene de los dispositivos externos que se conectan a la red escolar a […]

McAfee Labs has seen a huge increase in Locky ransomware in recent months (discussed in an earlier blog). Locky is aggressively distributed via a JavaScript-based downloader sent as an attachment in spam emails. Since its first variant Locky has taken advantage of compromised domains to download its malicious executable. Recently it has downloaded a malicious dynamic link […]

The Universidad de Las Américas (University of the Americas or UDLAP) in Puebla, Mexico, is one of Latin America’s most prestigious universities. And just like colleges of all sizes across the global, UDLAP recognizes that one of its greatest security threats comes from outside devices connecting to the school’s network via Wi-Fi. The number of […]