Cyber attackers are exploiting a 19 year old high severity code execution vulnerability in WinRAR, a popular compression tool used to create and view archives in RAR or ZIP file formats and can unpack numerous archive file formats.
Cyber criminals have been peddling a relatively newer ransomware dubbed Kraken Cryptor targeting victims in multiple countries.
A new campaign dubbed ‘Operation Oceansalt’ has been spotted targeting victims in South Korea, U.S., and Canada.
A new version of GandCrab ransomware is evolving and gaining momentum with underground
A relatively new ransomware dubbed GandCrab is becoming a leading cyber threat, according to McAfee security researchers.
Researchers from McAfee Labs have spotted a significant spike in a fileless cyber threat dubbed CactusTorch.
McAfee released its Q4 Labs Threats Report for Q4 2017. The report includes botnet campaign details regarding the Necurs and Gamut botnets, as well as Dridex banking Trojan and ransomware payloads from GlobeImposter, Locky and Scarab.
The McAfee Labs Advanced Threat Research team aided law enforcement in the arrest of suspected cybercrime gang linked to top malware CTB Locker.
McAfee observed an increase in activity in a Trojan downloader dubbed “Emotet” that spreads by emails used to trick victims into downloading a number of malicious payloads to include ransomware, Dridex, Trickbot, Pinkslipbot, and other banking Trojans.
In a recent cyber threat report, McAfee provided some good intelligence on how cybercriminals use Mirai attacks to infect poorly configured Internet of Things (IoT) devices and turn them into bots used for large scale network attacks.