McAfee's chip-to-application security suite dives into the hardware and mobile operating systems while cutting back on traditional antivirus scanning methods.
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Two unlikely suspects emerge from a list of global botnet control servers: the U.S., and for some reason a small British-owned island in the Caribbean.
Cybersecurity company Science Applications International Corporation and McAfee have announced anti-cyber espionage products aimed at intelligence agencies, governments, and telecommunications carriers.Science Applications International Corporation (Saic) said that it will integrate McAfee security technology into its flagship deep packet inspection and content processing products.
An attack on South Korean military, banking and government websites in March was likely to have been launched by North Korea, according to security company McAfee
Cybercriminals are dropping the focus on personal information to spend more time swiping corporate intellectual capital, according to a report by McAfee and Science Applications International Corp.
The spread of smartphones and the wide range of operating systems are exposing businesses to multiple security risks, the security company has warned
Dissident Vietnamese bloggers, protesting against a project with Chinese links, were the target of botnet attacks, Google and McAfee have discovered
Researchers from MX Logic -- now part of McAfee -- have intercepted a new malware campaign spammed by the Pushdo/Cutwail botnet, that's using an 'IRS unreported income' notices in an attempt to trick the recipients into downloading a tax-statement.exe executable.
An F-Secure security researcher says mobile-phone botnets do not currently exist but conditions are ripe for their creation
At the RSA Conference, security experts have bemoaned botnets' growth and called for updated laws to help tackle the problem
Cisco's recent acquisition of e-mail security firm IronPort for US$830 million has pushed the networking giant into direct competition with MessageLabs as well as traditional antivirus vendors such as Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro.The technology acquired allows Cisco's hardware to better deal with threats from e-mail and Instant Messenger applications, but pits it against its security partners.
I'm on an Amtrak train as I write this heading to New York City where I'll get a chance to see Harvard's Andrew McAfee of Enterprise 2.0 fame speak at Interop, a chance I'll get twice in the next two days, so expect some coverage here shortly. On my ride, I thought I'd address some of the good points fellow ZDNetter Ryan Stewart made last week about the rise of new Rich Internet Applications (RIA) technologies such as Flex and OpenLaszlo. Ryan wrote about the advantage of having a robust, modern Web stack supporting a RIA aplication.
Enterprise Web 2.0 has its vital core of enthusiasts. Nick Carr says most are simply too busy to fuss with it, but Andrew McAfee says the applications are real time savers.
A consortium of security and antivirus companies are working together in an attempt to establish guidelines for defining spyware and testing anti-spyware products.At a time when the number of spyware applications doubles each year, security companies -- including Symantec, McAfee, Trend Micro and ICSA Labs -- have banded together to find ways to eliminate confusion about how to test security products.
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Security company McAfee this week took the wraps off newly branded filtering software that helps consumers dodge unsolicited commercial e-mail, or spam. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company acquired the software, called SpamKiller, and related intellectual property from its creator, Norway-based Novasoft, for an undisclosed amount last month. The technology, which costs customers $29.95, works in conjunction with the e-mail client to scan all incoming messages for language and headers commonly found in junk mail. It then deletes the junk mail and gives consumers options to report the spammer to its Internet service provider, among other features. In the fall, McAfee plans to combine the software with its line of managed applications, such as computer virus protection. At that time, it will sell the technology by annual subscription, which is yet to be determined. --Stefanie Olsen, Special to ZDNet News
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