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Staying Cyber Aware And Safer From Ransomware


Ransomware – A truly frightening cyber security topic It’s October, and at McAfee we love celebrating spooky season. As McAfee’s Chief Technology Officer,...
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How To Report Identity Theft To Social Security


In the hands of a thief, your Social Security Number is the master key to your identity.  With a Social Security Number (SSN), a thief can...
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How To Secure All Your Everyday Connected Devices


Take a roll call of all your devices that connect to the internet. These include the obvious ones – laptops, tablets, and your smartphone....
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Top Signs Of Identity Theft


When it comes to identity theft, trust your gut when something doesn’t feel right. Follow up. What you’re seeing could be a sign of identity theft.  A missing...
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5 Ways To Get Kids Focused On Their Online Privacy


Kids engage online far differently than adults. Between group chats, social apps, and keeping up with digital trends, their interests, and attention spans constantly shift, which means online privacy...
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Shaping The Future Of Cybersecurity


Today marks a significant and exciting step forward for the combined McAfee Enterprise and FireEye businesses as we create a...
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How To Check If Someone Is Using Your Identity


A good time to check if someone is using your identity is before it even happens.  One of identity theft’s several downsides is how people discover they’ve...
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Why Can’t We Automate Everything?


You can’t automate every business process. While I love automation and promote the concept, I know its limitations. This viewpoint...
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Are You Still On The Fence About A Family VPN?


Chances are, you’ve heard the term VPN more and more lately but still can’t figure out exactly what it does or if your...
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Finding 0-days With Jackalope


Overview On March 21st, 2021, the McAfee Enterprise Advanced Threat Research (ATR) team released several vulnerabilities it discovered in the...
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Malicious PowerPoint Documents On The Rise


Authored by Anuradha M McAfee Labs have observed a new phishing campaign that utilizes macro capabilities available in Microsoft PowerPoint....
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How To Help Seniors Spot Online Job Scams


Sadly, online job scams targeting older adults have been an issue for years. However, in a pandemic job market, cybercriminals are working overtime...
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McAfee Defender’s Blog: Operation Harvest


Summary McAfee Enterprise’s Advanced Threat Research (ATR) team provided deep insight into a long-term campaign Operation Harvest. In the blog,...
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Smartphone Security: Five Steps Beating And Blocking Robocalls


Some scams can make a telltale sound—rinnng, rinnng! Yup, the dreaded robocall. Not only are they annoying, but they can also hit you in the pocketbook.   In the U.S., unwanted calls...
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Before You Download: Steer Clear Of Malicious Mobile Apps


Cybercriminals like to get in on a good thing. Case in point, mobile apps. We love using apps and they love making bogus ones—malicious apps designed to harm phones and possibly the person using them.  ...
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How To Talk To Your Grandparents About Cybersecurity


According to research from the FBI and FTC, cybercrimes against older adults cost more than $650 million in losses each year. Why? Unlike millennials and Generation Z,...
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Phishing Android Malware Targets Taxpayers In India


Authored by ChanUng Pak   McAfee’s Mobile Research team recently found a new Android malware, Elibomi, targeting taxpayers in India. The malware steals sensitive financial and private information via phishing by pretending...
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