Posts Tagged 'malware'

On October 2 at Virus Bulletin’s VB2015 conference in Prague, Virus Bulletin Editor Martijn Grooten announced that Anand Bodke, Abhishek Karnik, Sanchit Karve, and Raj Samani from McAfee Labs have won the Péter Ször Award. The award is given annually for the best piece of technical security research published during the year. Sanchit Karve accepts […]

Apps! They help us make the most of our time and bring ease in our busy lifestyle with just a few clicks on our smartphone. Everyone has that one app that they just can’t do without. Be it an indispensable communication app, or to hail a cab in the end of an exhaustive party, or […]

Who doesn’t love to search for celebrities online? From red carpet photos, to clips of the latest fashion faux pas, Hollywood gossip on the Web has a lot of us hooked. But sometimes, our interest in the stars can lead us into the digital danger zone. Cybercriminals take advantage of our interest in celebrities by […]

Targeted attacks are alive and well. According to the Verizon 2015 Data Breach and Investigations Report, 70% to 90% of malware samples are unique to a single organization. Detection and analysis of unique threat indicators are huge challenges for any organization, especially in a typical enterprise environment with security solutions from multiple vendors. Today’s dynamic threat […]

This post was prepared with the invaluable assistance of Rakesh Sharma. In recent weeks, McAfee Labs has analyzed a recently discovered banking Trojan that combines elements from multiple malware tools. Shifu has circulated since April, and attacks primarily Japanese banks. Installation This malware arrives as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded […]