McAfee Labs

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Name: McAfee Labs
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Stand out amidst the competition for audience attention

The McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014 reveals mobile malware tactics that abuse popularity, features and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps and...In this report, Business.com takes a deep dive into SMB’s beliefs, purchasing habits and budget forecasts ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

​Risk of Major Mobile Banking Attack in the US Continues to Increase

By Damien Hugoo, Product Manager, EasySolutionsOver the last two years, we have seen a tremendous increase in mobile malware, whichgrew 167 percent in the past year,according to the June 2014 McAfee Labs Threat Report.Hereare two major reasons why ... [Published HackSurfer Articles - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pay-to-Prey: The Reality of Cybercrime-as-a-Service Economics

Last month the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released “ Net Losses – Estimating the Global Cost of Cybercrime ,” a McAfee -sponsored report stating that the economic impact of cybercrime exceeds $400 billion worldwide, costing ... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Capsule opens Singapore subsidiary

The McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014 reveals mobile malware tactics that abuse popularity, features and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps and...In this report, Business.com takes a deep dive into SMB’s beliefs, purchasing habits and budget forecasts ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

MCAFEE LABS REPORT SEES MOBILE MALWARE ABUSE TRUST IN EARLY 2014

McAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014, revealing mobile malware tactics that abuse the popularity, features, and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps and services, including malware-infested clones masquerading as the popular ... [Published Web-Release.info - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile app developers urged to be more vigilant about...

A study has revealed mobile malware tactics that abuse thepopularity, features, and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps andservices, including malware-infested clones masquerading as thepopular mobile game Flappy Birds.The McAfee Labs Threats Report: June ... [Published Network World Asia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

McAfee Labs releases latest Threats Report

McAfee Labs is the world's leading source for threat research, threat intelligence, and cyber security thought leadership. The McAfee Labs team of 450 researchers collects threat data from millions of sensors across key threat vectors – file, Web, message ... [Published IT Web - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

MacAfee labs report sees mobile malware target trust in early 2014

McAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014 (http://mcaf.ee/5q3wh), revealing mobile malware tactics that abuse the popularity, features and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps and services, including malware-infested clones masquerading ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

Trusted Mobile Apps Exploited for Criminal Gain: McAfee Report

Cybercriminals Exploit Flappy Bird Game’s Popularity, other Trusted App and Service VulnerabilitiesMcAfee Labs today released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2014,  revealing mobile malware tactics that abuse the popularity, features, and vulnerabilities ... [Published Enterprise Channels MEA - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

80% of Flappy Bird clones on Android and iOS contain malware

As if the Flappy Bird phenomenon wasn’t infectious enough to begin with, the torrent of clones that followed the app’s release might be leading to an even bigger problem. USA Today shares the data from McAfee Labs’ latest Threat Report, which sampled ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Flappy Birds clones attract mobile malware at rapid rate

Screenshot by Nick Statt / CNETMobile malware creators are increasingly disguising their exploits within seemingly legitimate apps, according to McAfee Labs' new Threats Report. One stark example of this, says the security firm, is that 79 percent of ... [Published CNET News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

6/25/2014: Htworld: Malware worms its way into more apps: Study

Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through “cloned” versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said Tuesday. McAfee Labs said in its quarterly threat assessment that... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 24 2014]

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The hackers "used advanced evasion techniques -- techniques which either erase or hide the footprints of malware -- to avoid detection by anti-malware programs and plug-ins" Davis said in a blog
Again, admins should educate their users on the importance of having a security solution for their mobile device, Castillo said. "Users should understand how their 5-to-9 life can affect their 9-to-5 life."
...In an email to FierceCIO , the cloud-integrated storage solutions firm noted that "the majority of organizations continue to use expensive primary storage systems to store infrequently accessed data. As a result, respondents engaging in this practice spend significantly more of their annual IT budget on storage than their peers." The study found that the majority of organizations estimate that at least half of all stored data is inactive, and one in five state that as much as...
Vincent Weafer, Senior Vice President for McAfee Labs, warned that cybercriminals were starting to manipulate "the familiar, legitimate features in the mobile apps and services we recognise and trust"

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​Risk of Major Mobile Banking Attack in the US ... [Published HackSurfer Articles - 11 hours ago]
10 Experts, One Topic, 800 Million AETs [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 22 2014]
Pay-to-Prey: The Reality of Cybercrime-as-a-Ser... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 21 2014]
Google’s Project Zero: Good News for Cyber Secu... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Capsule opens Singapore subsidiary [Published Enterprise Innovation - Jul 17 2014]
Targeted Attacks on French Company Exploit Mult... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 15 2014]
Continuous Incident Response [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 15 2014]
MCAFEE LABS REPORT SEES MOBILE MALWARE ABUSE TR... [Published Web-Release.info - Jul 13 2014]
June #SecChat Recap – Open Source Security in a... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 11 2014]
Mobile app developers urged to be more vigilant... [Published Network World Asia - Jul 10 2014]
Brazil cybertheft could be biggest ever (AFP) [Published West Australian - Jul 09 2014]
User Education Key in Fighting Mobile Malware [Published E-Security Planet - Jul 09 2014]
North Korea doubles units of its cyber army [Published Security Affairs - Jul 07 2014]
News Scan: Companies drowning in expensive, unn... [Published Fierce CIO - Jul 02 2014]
6/30/2014: Business: MOBILE MALWARE THREATS [Published Hindustan Times - Jun 30 2014]
Software week in review for June 27 [Published CNET Download.com - Jun 28 2014]
How to Make Mobile Banking Less Risky [Published US News & World Report - Jun 27 2014]
EE partners with mobile security firm Lookout f... [Published European Communications - Jun 27 2014]
McAfee's Quarterly Insecurity Report: We’re Sti... [Published Datamation - Jun 26 2014]
Hacky Bird: Malware Infests Flappy Bird Alterna... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 25 2014]
Mobile malware becoming sophisticated and scary [Published Technology Decisions - Jun 25 2014]
MacAfee labs report sees mobile malware target ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jun 25 2014]
MacAfee labs report sees mobile malware target ... [Published IT Web - Jun 25 2014]
McAfee Labs Report Sees Mobile Malware Abuse Tr... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jun 25 2014]
McAfee Warns Of Mobile Malware Growth And Flapp... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jun 25 2014]
Four in five Flappy Bird clones contain malware... [Published Cable.co.uk - Jun 25 2014]
McAfee Labs releases latest Threats Report [Published IT Web - Jun 25 2014]
Trusted Mobile Apps Exploited for Criminal Gain... [Published Enterprise Channels MEA - Jun 25 2014]
79 percent of fake Flappy Birds mobile apps car... [Published MIS Asia - Jun 25 2014]
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​Risk of Major Mobile Banking Attack in the US ... [Published HackSurfer Articles - 11 hours ago]
By Damien Hugoo, Product Manager, EasySolutionsOver the last two years, we have seen a tremendous increase in mobile malware, whichgrew 167 percent in the past year,according to the June 2014 McAfee Labs Threat Report.Hereare two major reasons why ...
10 Experts, One Topic, 800 Million AETs [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 22 2014]
To say cyber threats are getting more advanced may be the understatement of the year.  Every minute, our 500-plus team at McAfee Labs learns something new about the behavior of malware and other types of network attacks.  The most commonly undetected ...
Pay-to-Prey: The Reality of Cybercrime-as-a-Ser... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 21 2014]
Last month the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released “ Net Losses – Estimating the Global Cost of Cybercrime ,” a McAfee -sponsored report stating that the economic impact of cybercrime exceeds $400 billion worldwide, costing ...
Google’s Project Zero: Good News for Cyber Secu... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Google has assembled a team of counter-hackers to search, identify and patch zero day vulnerabilities and malware across the Web. Its name? “Project Zero.” Its purpose? Keeping you safe online. Google’s new initiative aims to reduce the number of ...
Targeted Attacks on French Company Exploit Mult... [Published McAfee Blogs - Jul 15 2014]
Spear phishing email is a major worry to any organization. Messages that appear legitimate and specific fool us more often than random phishing attempts. Exploits that use patched vulnerabilities delivered via spear phishing email are one of the most ...
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