New ransomware down, rootkits up, says McAfee report

For several years the number of new Windows rootkits has been dropping for a variety of reasons, including the added protection in 64-bit processors and operating systems. But a new report from McAfee

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

McAfee offers more integrated security orchestration

IT vendors have been merging solutions for a number of years, trying to make their products work better together. The latest is McAfee, which says its upcoming Threat Intelligence Exchange orchestrates local threat

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

McAfee merges end point security products for business

Sometimes having too many products doesn’t help IT departments but confuses them That’s what McAfee Inc. found out when talking to organizations about endpoint security. The company has admitted that having nine groups

Published on: May 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Mobile threats to increase, says McAfee

There’s a certain inevitability in IT security predictions: Things are only going to get worse. That, of course, is because Internet crime pays, and pays well, so why should miscreants give it up?

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Interview: McAfee’s Doug Cooke on mobile security

In this week's RADIO IT World Canada, Doug Cooke joins us to explain some of the finer points of McAfee's new mobile security software service, Mobile Security 2.0. He also explains why smart

Published on: February 6th, 2012 jd speedy

McAfee to patch spam relay problem in cloud product

LONDON (01/19/2012) - McAfee expects to patch by Thursday two problems with its SaaS Total Protection antimalware service, one of which lets an attacker use a computer as a spam relay.SaaS Total Protection

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Atom chip on Android smartphones expected at CES

FRAMINGHAM (01/04/2012) - LG Electronics and Samsung are expected to unveil Android smartphones next week that use Intel's latest Atom chip, dubbed Medfield, analysts said. The move, if it pans out, could portend

Published on: January 4th, 2012 Matt Hamblen

McAfee and RSA make regulatory compliance easier

RSA Security’s Archer eGRC platform and McAfee Inc.’s ePolicy Orchestrator (EPO) are both tools employed by large enterprise organizations and governments.The key differentiator between them, however, is in what they do. In a

Published on: October 19th, 2011 jd speedy

Is your car safe from hackers?

Santa Clara, Calif.-based McAfee Inc. recently released a report on the automotive industry called “Caution: Malware ahead.” While the report didn’t specifically name any incidents that have stemmed from hackers taking control over

Published on: September 8th, 2011 jd speedy