Report: cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damages annually
"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
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
"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
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
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
McAfee Chief Public Policy Officer Tom Gann talks with Patrick Howell O'Neill about the cybersecurity workforce shortage in the U.S.