Posts Tagged ‘McAfee’

Top 5 excellent Antivirus Protection of 2017

Excellence is achievable but perfection is not. Find an excellent anti-virus product based on your requirements.   Malware are evolving faster than ever, so it’s encourging to discover that the latest generation of antivirus (AV) are better equipped to handle this evolving pace of change. Information security best practice recommends that every PC should run […]

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The weakest link in computer hacking?

The weakest link in computer hacking? Human error By Cliff Edwards, Olga Kharif,Michael Riley, Bloomberg News The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ran a test this year to see how hard it was for hackers to corrupt workers and gain access to computer systems. Not very, it turned out. Staff secretly dropped computer discs and […]

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China-based hackers targeted oil, energy companies in ‘Night Dragon’ cyber attacks

From the LA Times China-based hackers may have been stealing sensitive information from several international oil and energy companies for as long as four years, cyber-security firm McAfee Inc. said in a report Thursday. The company said it traced the “coordinated covert and targeted cyberattacks” back to at least November 2009 and that victims included companies in […]

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‘Here You Have’ worm and who takes the credit

Image via Wikipedia Malicious Mobile Code & How to Protect from Malware If you receive an email with the subject ‘Here You Have.’ or ‘Just For You’ delete the message without clicking the link. Do NOT forward the email to Security or anyone else. One version of the spam e-mail simply says, “Hello: This is […]

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Google warns off fake Anti-Virus programs popping up online

Image by BitDefenderES via Flickr Security researchers at Google are warning that a particular type of scam is gaining momentum: fake anti-virus programs. In a blog post previewing a 13-month study on the prevalence of fake anti-virus programs on the Web, Google said that more than 11,000 individual domains were involved in the distribution of […]

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Conficker C worm and April fool

Image by david ian roberts via Flickr Worm like conficker is a digital time bomb which is hard coded to trigger on April 1 (April fool’s day). Antivirus companies are doing their best to minimize the impact of conficker worm. Conficker first variant was introduced few months back and have already caused significant amount of […]

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