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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 said that mobile software witnessed a growth of over 100 per cent in 2016, with Android protection software topping the list.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Andriod-based malicious softwares grow by 35% in Apr-Jun

"In the second quarter of 2013 Android-based malware achieved a 35 percent growth rate which was not seen since early 2012," it said.

'Cyber criminals try to steal fin data using fake tax ads'

Cyber criminals try to take advantage of the rush during the last days of e-filing as tax payers try to meet the deadline set by the I-T department.

Cyber-crime costs up to $500 bn to world economy

Cybercrime costs the global economy between a whopping USD 100 billion and USD 500 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind report quantifying the economic impact of malicious cyber activity.

Rapid rise in malware in Jan-Mar quarter: McAfee

A rapid increase was seen in malicious software programmes, mainly those targetting users of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, in the January-March quarter this year, says a report.

McAfee to acquire firewall Stonesoft for $389 million

Security software maker McAfee said here Monday that it will acquire Finland-based Stonesoft Oyj for about USD 389 million in cash.

McAfee hoping to start new life with young girlfriends in Southampton

Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has revealed how he wants to start a new life in the UK with his two young girlfriends.

Be on guard against scammers this holiday season: McAfee

"Scammers use channels like Facebook and Twitter just like email and websites to scam consumers during the holidays," said the '2012 Holiday Shopping Study', conducted online among over 1,100 Indian adults.

Anti-virus pioneer John McAfee expresses desire of returning to US

He said that he has filed legal motions with the Guatemalan government to avoid extradition to Belize, in hopes of being sent instead to the United States.

John McAfee arrested in Guatemala for illegal entry

Maker of world famous anti-virus software McAfee, John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for illegally entering the country on Wednesday.

Anti-virus McAfee maker captured on murder charges

Maker of famous anti-virus software McAfee, John McAfee was arrested on murder charges of his neighbor.