McAFee

  • Hackers can make your car unsafe, McAfee warns 09-09-2011 04:46 PM

    London: Hackers can shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee. It warns that greater reliance on computers and Bluetooth-enabled functions exposes cars to malicious hacking. "As more and more functions get embedded in the digital technology of automobiles, the...
  • Rise in Malware targeting Android devices: McAfee 23-08-2011 12:54 PM

    Bangalore: US computer security software maker McAfee said the number of malware targeted at Android devices jumped 76 per cent since last quarter, making Android the most attacked mobile operating system. "This year we have seen record breaking numbers of malware, especially on mobile devices, where the uptick is in...
  • Cyber raids unlikely to stir faster global action 04-08-2011 12:52 PM

    London: A major new hacking attack underscores that governments and companies are losing the war against cyber thieves, but it's unclear if the disclosure will prompt quicker global action against online break-ins. A US report that intruders breached the computer networks of 72 organisations around the world over a five-year...
  • State actor seen behind 'enormous' wave of cyber attacks 03-08-2011 07:13 PM

    Boston: Security experts have discovered the biggest series of cyber attacks to date, involving the infiltration of the networks of 72 organisations including the United Nations, governments and companies around the world. Security company McAfee, which uncovered the intrusions, said it believed there was one "state actor" behind the attacks...
  • Osama's terror continues, now online 04-05-2011 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Osama bin Laden may be dead, but his terror looms large on the internet with cyber criminals using this as a bait to lure innocent people and make money. Following the news of Laden's death, cyber criminals were quick to set up phishing sites to lure people who...
  • Mobile phone security threats rise sharply 08-02-2011 12:11 PM

    London: Cellphone security threats rose sharply last year as a proliferation of Internet-enabled mobile devices like smartphones and tablets provided new opportunities for cybercriminals, security software maker McAfee said. In its fourth-quarter threat report, released on Tuesday, McAfee said the number of pieces of new cellphone malware it found in...
  • Intel offers concessions to EU on McAfee 07-01-2011 06:43 AM

    Boston/Brussels: Intel has offered concessions in a bid to win European Union antitrust clearance for its $7.7 billion purchase of security software maker McAfee Inc. Shares in McAfee, the world's No. 2 maker of security software after Symantec Corp, rose 1.7 percent on the news in late morning trade on...
  • Intel to buy McAfee for $ 7.68 bn 19-08-2010 07:55 PM

    New York: Chip maker Intel Corp said it would buy security technology firm McAfee Inc for $ 7.68 billion in an effort to make security technology a strategic focus. Intel said it would pay $ 48 per share in cash for McAfee in its biggest acquisition ever. The price is...
  • Cameron Diaz the riskiest celeb to search for 19-08-2010 12:20 PM

    San Francisco: If you're looking for Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts or Jessica Biel online, look out! The movie stars top the latest list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online, according to new research by computer-security software maker McAfee Inc. It's far from an Oscar, but landing atop...
  • Cisco to buy ScanSafe for $183 million 28-10-2009 02:03 PM

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  • Here's a faster way to keep your PC safe from viruses 04-05-2009 03:58 PM

    Suspicious files are matched against a list of offenders in this global database. ...