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Report: cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damages annually

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 14 mins ago

"It is a low risk crime that provides high payoffs. A smart cybercriminal can make hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars with almost no chance of arrest or jail."

McAfee uncovers new malware in Olympics hacking campaign

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

Newly discovered elements of a hacking campaign targeting the Winter Olympics establish a permanent presence that siphon information from the victim’s computer, according to McAfee.

New hacking campaign targets North Korean defectors in South Korea

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"The actors are familiar with South Korea and appear to want to spy on North Korean defectors, and on groups and individuals who help defectors," according to a researcher.

Winter Olympics targeted by nation-state level hacking campaign

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

One month out from the 2018 Winter Olympics, hackers are targeting the games with a campaign that looks like it came from a nation-state.

European police take down criminals behind two big ransomware strains

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A joint law enforcement efforts has arrest the criminals allegedly behind the CTB-locker and Cerber ransomware strains.

How to combat the cybersecurity workforce shortage

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 months ago

McAfee Chief Public Policy Officer Tom Gann talks with Patrick Howell O'Neill about the cybersecurity workforce shortage in the U.S.

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