Student PCs vulnerable because of flaws in monitoring program
Researchers have found numerous critical vulnerabilities in popular remote monitoring software. What makes the incident problematic is that it could affect the safety and privacy of students.
McAfee disclosed on Monday that there are several security gaps in Netop Vision Pro.
The software is ... Read more
McAfee exiting the enterprise security market
Cybersecurity company McAfee has announced that it is divesting its business branch. The company wants to focus completely on its consumer products.
The business unit will become part of Symphony Technology Group. A press release on that company's website states that Symphony will transfer 4 bil... Read more
McAfee launches MVISION XDR for Endpoint, Cloud and Network
The Cloud-native MVISION XDR offers actionable intelligence to manage attack lifecycles before and after an attack.
This week McAfee announced the general availability of MVISION Extended Detection and Response (XDR). The new platform addresses Cloud as well as network telemetry to unify and opt... Read more
McAfee says more than 400 new cyber threats were detected every minute in Q2
In 2020’s second quarter, there were more than 400 new cybersecurity threats recorded every minute, according to a report from McAfee. The new malware samples grew by 11.5% in the same period. Covid-19 themed attacks and PowerShell malware has dominated the entire landscape.
Donoff Office docu... Read more
John McAfee arrested in Spain for tax evasion and other charges
John McAfee, known for creating McAfee, the antivirus company, was arrested in Spain today and is facing extradition to the United States. He is going to be charged for fraud and tax evasion.
The SEC says McAfee was paid more than $23.1 million in cryptocurrency assets to promote ICO token sales... Read more
McAfee’s new cloud-based SIEM service will enhance security
McAfee has just launched a cloud-based security and information event management service with advanced onboarding and other security provisions for security departments. They have named it the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager Cloud.
The security manager supports features like reporting on inci... Read more
McAfee’s Intelligence service MVISION Insights publicly available
McAfee has made its new threat intelligence service MVISION Insight publicly available. The service provides enterprises with advanced knowledge about potential attacks against their system.
According to McAfee, the company uses more than one billion sensors to gather threat intelligence on malw... Read more
McAfee thinks about ‘combination’ with NortonLifeLock
McAfee is considering a merger or partnership of some
kind with NortonLifeLock, its direct competitor in the consumer antivirus
software market, writes the Wall Street Journal.
NortonLifeLock was created in November, after Broadcom took
over Symantec's enterprise branch, including the brand name... Read more
REvil ransomware is recruiting distributors
The ransomware known as Sodinokibi, also known as REvil,
is setting up a team of 'all-star affiliates', criminals who distribute the
ransomware for a share of the profits. The Sodinokibi Ransomware was discovered
at the end of April, when it tried to enter vulnerable WebLogic servers.
Experts a... Read more