McAfee Labs Report Archive

McAfee Labs Report Sees Cyberattacks Target Healthcare and Social Media Users

  Healthcare Sector Reports Greatest Number of Security Incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker Manipulates Facebook Accounts to Promote News Websites and Other Content     NEWS HIGHLIGHTS McAfee Labs sees healthcare account for 26% of Q2 2017 security incidents New malware samples leaped 67% in Q2, in part due to surge in Faceliker activity

McAfee Labs Report Reviews 30-Year Evolution of Evasion Techniques

McAfee Catalogs 244 New Cyber Threats Every Minute, More Than Four Every Second; Global Mobile Malware Infection Rate up 57% in Q1 2017; Total Mac OS Malware up 53%       McAfee Labs sees mobile malware growth double in Asia, contributing to a 57% increase in global infection rates Total mobile malware grew 79%

McAfee Labs Report Highlights Critical Challenges to Threat Intelligent Sharing

McAfee Catalogs 176 New Cyber Threats Every Minute, Almost Three Every Second; Ransomware Grows 88%, Mobile Malware Grows 99% in 2016     Threat intelligence sharing undermined by data volume, validation, quality, speed and correlation challenges McAfee Labs detected 176 new cyber-threats every minute, almost three every second in Q4 2016 Ransomware grew 88% in

McAfee Labs Report ‘Follows the Money’ to Assess Criminal Operations Behind Hospital Ransomware

Investigation Tracks Hospital Ransomware Payments Through Bitcoin Accounts; Ransomware, Mobile, and Macro Malware Threats Surge in Q2 2016     NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Intel Security tracks $100,000 in targeted hospital ransomware payments through suspect Bitcoin accounts; investigates operations of $121 million ransomware network Intel Security survey shows healthcare and manufacturing sectors are among the least prepared