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Paying ransom will make you hackers' preferred future target: McAfee

Paying ransom will make you hackers' preferred future target: McAfee

Ten years ago, McAfee Labs used to see 25 threats a day. Today, said Ramamoorthy, it sees about 500,000 daily.

Oct 09, 2017, 11:29 AM IST
Mobile antivirus software sold most in 2016: Amazon

Mobile antivirus software sold most in 2016: Amazon

At a time when cyber crimes are affecting millions of devices globally, e-tailer Amazon.in said that mobile software witnessed a growth of over 100 per cent in 2016, with Android protection software topping the list.

Dec 06, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

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.

Mar 07, 2015, 20:48 PM IST
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.

Feb 24, 2015, 15:48 PM IST
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.

Nov 25, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

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.

Nov 25, 2014, 15:19 PM IST
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.

Nov 10, 2014, 17:56 PM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:08 PM IST
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.

Oct 01, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

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.

Jul 16, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

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).

Apr 08, 2014, 16:46 PM IST

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.

Mar 12, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2014, 11:03 AM IST

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.

Feb 10, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2014, 01:50 AM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

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.

Dec 22, 2013, 14:19 PM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2013, 19:50 PM IST