McAfee finds rare malware in Chrome extensions with 1.4 million downloads
Researchers at McAfee revealed a rare malware application in five Chrome extensions with 1.4 million downloads. Scammers spread the extensions to dupe e-commerce websites.
The method is uncommon. The malicious extensions lie in wait for the moment an infected user navigates to an e-commerce webs... Read more
STG merges McAfee Enterprise and FireEye in new company called Trellix
Symphony Technology Group (STG) recently merged McAfee Enterprise and FireEye into Trellix, a newly founded company. According to STG, Trellix will offer improved XDR security solutions.
The newly formed security specialist should help companies embrace XDR as the basis for their security strate... Read more
McAfee acquired by Advent International for 12 billion euros
Advent International announces a $14 billion (12.1 billion euros) acquisition of McAfee. In doing so, the private equity firm takes the security company off the stock market.
There have been rumours about Advent International's interest in McAfee since last week. On Friday, November 5, the Wall ... Read more
The McAfee-FireEye merger is complete
McAfee and FireEye finalized their merger on Friday, closing a $1.2 billion all-cash transaction that merges the two giants. FireEye announced it was selling its FireEye Products business to a Symphony Technology Group-led consortium in July.
The move separated the company's network, email, endp... Read more
McAfee Report: Ransomware Increases its Prevalence
The McAfee Enterprise report shows ransomware is gaining ground even as the hacking landscape changes.
According to a new report from McAfee Enterprise, ransomware continues to hold cybersecurity headlines hostage, even though much has changed since their last threat report.
The companyâ€™s â... Read more
McAfee collaborates with IBM Security for an integrated TD SYNNEX solution
McAfee Enterprise announced a new collaborative effort with IBM Security to develop a new integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers. The TD SYNNES security solution is based on integrations between McAfee Enterprise MVISIOn and IBM Security QRadar Products.
The product is available to customer... Read more
McAfeeâ€™s MVISION wants to disrupt the zero-trust network access space
McAfee announced on August 2nd its MVISION Private Access, an integrated approach that facilitates a granular zero-trust framework to enhance data and threat protection in private apps on hybrid environments.
MVISION Private Access is designed to change the zero-trust network access market lever... Read more
Security pioneer John McAfee dies in Spain
John McAfee has died at the age of 75. The cybersecurity pioneer, who founded the well-known cybersecurity company McAfee in 1987, was found dead in a Spanish prison.
John McAfee died by hanging, according to his lawyer Javier Villalba. The Catalan judiciary confirms the death. According to the ... Read more
McAfee adds automated threat detection to Mvision XDR
McAfee has announced updates for Mvision Extended Detection and Response (XDR) during the RSA Conference. With the new capabilities, it wants to protect companies against the most sophisticated threats and simplify security operations.
The update integrates telemetry from other Mvision products ... Read more
McAfee Mvision CNAPP now generally available
McAfee has released Mvision Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP). This is a service for securing applications in the cloud. The company announced the service last autumn.
Mvision CNAPP provides consistent data protection, threat prevention, governance and compliance throughout th... Read more