Mcafee

  • 35 per cent rise in Android malware in Apr-Jun, banking info at risk 23-08-2013 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: Malicious software developed to target Android-based handsets and tablets grew by 35 per cent in April-June this year and most of these malwares were designed to steal banking information of users, a report by security solutions provider McAfee said. The growth was marked by continued proliferation of SMS-stealing...
  • John McAfee resurfaces as ranting video star, mocks McAfee software 20-06-2013 02:04 PM

    Boston: Eccentric software pioneer John McAfee is back in the spotlight - lashing out at the anti-virus software that bears his name in a profanity-laced video. McAfee, an American who helped create the anti-virus software industry, generated a media frenzy at the end of last year when he fled his...
  • I am being framed in my neighbour's murder case: John McAfee 03-12-2012 10:41 AM

    The anti-virus software founder has been on the run since his neighbour in Belize was found murdered in November. ...
  • Teens spend 86 pc time daily on Facebook: Survey 22-11-2012 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Indian teens spend 86 per cent of their time daily on Facebook followed by 54 per cent on Twitter, a survey by McAfee today said. "On a daily basis, the surveyed Indian teens spend 86 per cent of their time on Facebook followed by 54 per cent time...
  • Girls, guns and yoga: Anti-virus guru John McAfee's odd life 16-11-2012 01:51 PM

    To the many people who crossed his path on a tropical island in Belize, it was apparent John McAfee's life had taken some bizarre turns in the last few years. The anti-virus software guru, who started McAfee Associates in 1989, has been in hiding since police said they wanted to...
  • Police seeks anti-virus guru John McAfee in murder probe 13-11-2012 10:54 AM

    Belize City: Police in Belize want to question US anti-computer virus software pioneer John McAfee in connection with the murder of a neighbour he had been quarrelling with, but they say he remains a person of interest at this time and is not a suspect. McAfee, who invented the anti-virus...
  • Quick Heal: Viral success 12-11-2012 12:01 PM

    Quick Heal is a completely homegrown anti-virus software company that's not only beaten big, multi-billion dollar competitors like McAfee and Symantec, but is also taking back the fight to their turfs in other countries around the world. It has come a long way since 1995, when the first version was...
  • 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. ...