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Checking the Pulse of McAfee Labs Threats Reports

In March, we wrote about changes that we were making to the McAfee Labs Threats Reports. Those changes included both format and content improvements. We wanted to make the Threats Reports more engaging, easier to understand, and simpler to navigate. It’s now August, we’ve published three threats reports in the new format, and we’re interested …

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Black Hat 2013 Recap: Advanced Malware Discussions

It’s been a great week at Black Hat USA 2013. There’s been a lot of buzz around the McAfee booth and our team had lively discussions on the topic of advanced malware. Cybercrime is clearly getting more organized and sophisticated, and it’s clear that enterprises need a comprehensive means to protect their networks, their endpoints, and …

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The Economic Impact of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage

Many estimates of the cost of cybercrime have been quoted publicly – ranging from a few billion to a trillion U.S. dollars globally on an annual basis – but most of these estimates are based on limited analysis. Today, McAfee released the first of two reports authored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies …

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End-to-end Protection Thwarts Malware

Recently, I wrote about the meaning of integration as it relates to protection against malware, why an integrated solution is important, and what is needed to deliver an integrated solution. Today, I’m going to highlight the importance of end-to-end protection in fighting the malware war. Over the past three months, McAfee has made three important …

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Beat Malware Through Integration

At RSA Conference in late February, McAfee announced the acquisition of sophisticated sandboxing technology and 38 product enhancements that together extend McAfee’s lead in protection against malware. During our pre-RSA press and analyst event, McAfee senior vice president Pat Calhoun also discussed at length an idea we call “comprehensive malware protection,” which includes five foundational …