Cybercriminals won’t be letting up their attacks on hardware and firmware in 2016, and the security industry will be working harder to meet the growing challenge. According to the recently released McAfee Labs Threat Predictions Report, threats will expand to virtual machines, wearables, and other surfaces. The report explores developments in the cyber threat landscape and assesses threats expected in 2016 through 2020.
The report includes opinions from 33 Intel Security thought leaders and is designed to help organizations address threats as they currently exist and will change in the future, said Vincent Weafer, vice president of Intel Security’s McAfee Labs.Coming In [...]
Following celebrities online? Be careful. Cybercriminals take advantage of our interest in celebrities by threading celebrity search results with links to sites hosting malware and software that can steal personal data, according to a report on McAfee Blogs.
Intel Security recently conducted a study using McAfee WebAdvisor to determine the number of risky sites that would be generated in search results including a celebrity name and commonly-searched terms. The study refers to these stars as the Most Dangerous Celebrities™, and lists them as likely Internet search subjects.Most Dangerous: Armin van [...]