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Hackers use social media to plan major attacks

 The rapid expansion of social media has enabled hackers to closely cooperate and group with each other to launch measured attacks, an industry expert said here on Saturday.

Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee

Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee

Cellphones with mobile apps could be potential target of cyber attacks globally and subscribers' data including usernames and passwords are at risk, security software maker McAfee said Tuesday.

Intel, McAfee to replace PC passwords with biometric authentication system

Intel, McAfee to replace PC passwords with biometric authentication system

Intel and McAfee are reportedly planning to replace computer passwords with a new biometric authentication system.

Intel, McAfee to replace PC passwords with biometric authentication system

Intel and McAfee are reportedly planning to replace computer passwords with a new biometric authentication system.

Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee

Indian teens show risky behaviour online: McAfee

As a "risky behaviour", more than half of Indian teens meet people in real life whom they found online, security solutions provider McAfee said today.

McAfee promotes online voting, fears security risks

The world's largest dedicated security technology company, McAfee believes that The US and other nations should consider online voting to facilitate disabled, older people, but sees internet security as a big hurdle.

Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

International comedian and host Jimmy Kimmel has topped the Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014 list, released by computer security company McAfee.

Superman tops list of 10 most toxic superhero links on internet

McAfee reveals that superman links are the most lethal out of all superhero links on Internet.

Cyber crime costs global economy $445 billion a year: Report

Cyber crime costs the global economy about USD 445 billion every year, with the damage to business from the theft of intellectual property exceeding the $160 billion loss to individuals from hacking, according to research published on Monday.

Data breaches cost cos over $1 mn in last 12 mths: McAfee

The study, Security industry's dirty little secret, which was conducted by technology market research firm Vanson Bourne examines the controversy and confusion surrounding AETs and the role they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs).

McAfee offers free security for Indian mobile users

Security software maker McAfee today said Indian consumers can now avail of its mobile solution free of cost.

Cyber criminals using Bitcoins to buy credit card info: McAfee

McAfee Labs in its report, Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2013, has highlighted the role played by malware industry as a key enabler of high profile point-of-sale (POS) attacks and data breaches in the fall of 2013.

Cyber criminals entrenched in `Dark Web`: Researchers

Cyber criminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.

Indian women outrank men in filming intimate videos: McAfee

The fairer sex in India is ahead of men when it comes to capturing intimate moments on video or sending personal text messages, e-mails and photos, security software maker McAfee said today.

John McAfee says glad Intel dropping his name from security software

John McAfee, the flamboyant millionaire who founded the eponymous anti-virus software pioneer that Intel Corp bought for USD 7.7 billion, says he is glad that the chipmaker plans to drop his name from the product.

Data centre security, a top priority in 2014: McAfee

With the blurring of boundaries between physical, virtual and public/private cloud, organisations are on an evolutionary curve towards next-generation data centres, the report added.

Data centre security, a top priority in 2014: McAfee

As increasing number of firms house critical systems with data centres, security will be their top concern during 2014, according to global IT anti-virus software maker McAfee.

Bitcoin puzzles regulators; advisory likely to warn of risks

As regulatory glare increases on Bitcoin globally and its exchange rates become extremely volatile, Indian authorities may soon issue a public advisory to warn against potential risks associated with this new digital currency concept.

Ransomware virus is a bad problem getting worse: McAfee

Taking advantage of anonymous payment services, cyber criminals are increasingly using a malicious software 'ransomware' that holds a computer hostage until the victim pays to free it, online security firm McAfee says.

McAfee set to devise gadget to thwart NSA snooping

McAfee said that the device, dubbed `Decentral`, will cost less than 100 dollars and there will be no way for the NSA to gauge a user`s location or identity.