McAfee Labs

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Name: McAfee Labs
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Oil, Gas Tech Startup Faces Threat in Fundraising

Oil and gas start-up companies not only need to think about raising funds, but making sure they have a strategy for dealing with cyberattacks.Cybersecurity defense firm Bromium recently uncovered evidence of an attack against an oil and gas technology ... [Published Rigzone - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

FOTE 2014

to discuss its future in Senate House at the University of LondonAdded 08 October 2014 | , education technology, University of London, PitchFest,By Nicola YeelesMedia sponsors of Future of Technology in Education (FOTE) for the second year running, the ... [Published UniversityBusiness.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Cheryl Cole crowned 'most dangerous' UK malware lure of 2014

Cheryl Cole of the hit TV show X Factor is now the most 'dangerous' celebrity UK Internet users can punch into a search engine, according to McAfee's SiteAdvisor security filter.Entering her name - or any one of a top ten littered with names so famous ... [Published CSO AU - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 4 reports

Cheryl Cole Named As “Most Dangerous UK Celebrity On The Internet”

Fans of the X Factor may need to start exercising extreme caution when browsing the web for news of the show following the news that one of its judges has been identified as the UK’s riskiest online celebrities .A survey by security provider McAfee named ... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Internet’s most dangerous celebrities

X Factor judge and pop star Cheryl Cole was named Britain’s “most dangerous celebrity” online Wednesday by a security firm measuring the amount of malicious websites linked to a star’s name.McAfee Labs said internet searches for US comedian and television ... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dealing with the Bash Bug

By Brad Antoniewicz and Raj Samani Headlines across multiple media outlets are sounding the alarm on a new vulnerability affecting Linux and Unix systems. Nicknamed “Shellshock,” the vulnerability is said by some to have wider reach and impact than ... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

US Banks Bear Brunt Of Phishing Attacks

A new online fraud report from security expert RSA has provided a snapshot of the current state of the battle against phishing attacks.RSA is the security division of the storage giant EMC, and its report revealed that there was a notable decline in the ... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The weak link in the enterprise security chain: Falling for phishing

New research suggests that human error and a lack of knowledge concerning online scams remain a risk to enterprise security. The report, McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2014 (.PDF), claims that phishing campaigns remain a prime way to access enterprise ... [Published Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

McAfee Labs Report Highlights Success of Phishing Attacks with 80 Percent of Business Users Unable to Detect Scams

Results Show Finance and HR Departments, Which Hold Sensitive Corporate Data, Performed WorstSANTA CLARA, Calif. - September 4, 2014 - McAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2014, revealing that phishing continues to be an effective ... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Phishing continues to be effective, McAfee Labs report shows

Out of 16,000 business users who took the McAfee Phishing Quiz, 80 percent fell for at least one of seven phishing emails. ... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine News - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Phishing, McAfee Labs
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 4 reports

McAfee: Phishing Awareness Remains Abysmal

McAfee: Phishing Awareness Remains Abysmal Despite warnings to be vigilant in following links in mails and the like, phishing continues to be an effective tactic for infiltrating enterprise networks. Testing the ability of 18,000 business users globally ... [Published Infosecurity - Latest News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

McAfee Labs Report Highlights Success of Phishing Attacks With 80 Percent of Business Users Unable to Detect Scams

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2014, revealing that phishing continues to be an effective tactic for infiltrating enterprise networks. Testing business users’ ability to detect online ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: McAfee Labs, Phishing, Scam

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"Cybercriminals can exploit this desire for breaking celebrity news, leading consumers to sites that download harmful malware onto their devices and compromise personal data."
"Most consumers do not realise the security risks they are exposing themselves to when searching for celebrity videos and images online. But cybercriminals can exploit this desire for breaking celebrity news, leading consumers to sites that download harmful malware on to their devices and compromise personal data."
...A CIO from a popular Real Estate Investment Company added, "The new site looks great. I uploaded our logo and sent an assignment this morning. It's super easy to navigate."
...core technologies to better suit the volume and sensitivity of traffic it now bears," said Vincent Weafer, senior vice president for McAfee Labs. "Every aspect of the trust chain has been broken in the last few years-from passwords to OpenSSL public key encryption and most recently USB security. The infrastructure that we so heavily rely on depends on technology that hasn't kept pace with change and no longer meets today's demands."

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PROTECTING MOBILE BANKING [Published Global Banking & Finance Review - Oct 18 2014]
Oil, Gas Tech Startup Faces Threat in Fundraising [Published Rigzone - Oct 13 2014]
FOTE 2014 [Published UniversityBusiness.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
Cheryl Cole crowned 'most dangerous' UK malware... [Published CSO AU - Oct 02 2014]
Cheryl Cole Named As “Most Dangerous UK Celebri... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Oct 01 2014]
Be careful when Googling Cheryl Cole, warns McAfee [Published Cable.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
The Internet’s most dangerous celebrities [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Oct 01 2014]
Cheryl named web's 'most dangerous' celebrity [Published BT.com - Oct 01 2014]
Cheryl Cole officially the 'most dangerous cele... [Published The Independent - Oct 01 2014]
Want to catch a virus? Cheryl Cole is 'most dan... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
Go Ahead, Make My Zero Day Blog Series: A Deepe... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 30 2014]
Corporate Credentials Protection: Do You Know W... [Published Security Intelligence - Sep 29 2014]
Dealing with the Bash Bug [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 26 2014]
US Banks Bear Brunt Of Phishing Attacks [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Sep 26 2014]
Wombat Security Technologies New Platform Upgra... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 23 2014]
The weak link in the enterprise security chain:... [Published Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare - Sep 22 2014]
Three in Four Mobile Apps Will Fail Basic Security [Published Fed Tech - Sep 18 2014]
How the NIST Framework will Help with the Lates... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 18 2014]
Data Breaches – What They Mean For Retailers, C... [Published Value Walk - Sep 17 2014]
Industry Group Brings Longtime Antivirus Rivals... [Published Associations Now - Sep 15 2014]
Financial Phishing: Cybercriminals Bait PayPal ... [Published Security Intelligence - Sep 15 2014]
McAfee Labs Report Highlights Success of Phishi... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
What is the Peter Pan virus and why is it a thr... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Sep 10 2014]
Network Security Perspective: One Phish, Two Phish [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 09 2014]
ZebrAttack Creates Data Breach via Mobile OS, A... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 06 2014]
Phishing continues to be effective, McAfee Labs... [Published Latest articles from SC Magazine News - Sep 05 2014]
How mobile devices are really impacting your bu... [Published Trend Cloud Security Blog - Trend Micro - Sep 05 2014]
McAfee: Phishing Awareness Remains Abysmal [Published Infosecurity - Latest News - Sep 04 2014]
Mobile Malware, Phishing and Ransomware — Oh My... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 04 2014]
80pc business users fail to detect phishing att... [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 04 2014]
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Go Ahead, Make My Zero Day Blog Series: A Deepe... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 30 2014]
Read our new blog series and uncover your chance to win big!   It’s a contest, and you can play:  We’ll be publishing a series of four blog posts over the next few weeks.  Each post will contain a hidden clue to help you solve the puzzle below.  Track ...
Corporate Credentials Protection: Do You Know W... [Published Security Intelligence - Sep 29 2014]
Last month, I opined on how to protect corporate credentials in the wake of the loss of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords to Russian hackers. I threw down a gauntlet and challenged all to answer why we can continue to allow these types of attacks ...
Dealing with the Bash Bug [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 26 2014]
By Brad Antoniewicz and Raj Samani Headlines across multiple media outlets are sounding the alarm on a new vulnerability affecting Linux and Unix systems. Nicknamed “Shellshock,” the vulnerability is said by some to have wider reach and impact than ...
How the NIST Framework will Help with the Lates... [Published McAfee Blogs - Sep 18 2014]
Six months after the fact, Heartbleed continues to make news. Many websites are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed exploit and their stolen data has appeared in the online black market. Lists of vulnerable or unpatched websites have also appeared in ...
Financial Phishing: Cybercriminals Bait PayPal ... [Published Security Intelligence - Sep 15 2014]
PayPal is big business. According to Statistic Brain , the financial transaction site processes over $315 million in payments per day, serves over 106 million users across 340,000+ websites and represents 18 percent of all e-commerce traffic. So, it’s ...
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