Tag: Apple

The digital wallets of Chinese citizens are under attack thanks to a few bad apples. A recent string of cyberattacks in China utilized stolen Apple IDs to break into customers’ accounts and steal an undisclosed amount of money, according to a Bloomberg report. Almost immediately, Chinese e-transaction giants Tencent Holdings and Alipay warned their customers ...
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If your brood of kids is anything like mine, holiday travel is all about devices and Wi-Fi. Sure, we’ll focus on sights and activities when we get to our destination, but the journey is made all the sweeter with a huge dose of technology! And as all my boys have pretty basic mobile phone plans ...
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When it comes to cybersecurity, we’ve seen our fair share of device flaws. Sometimes, hackers leverage these vulnerabilities to execute complicated attacks that compromise your data. And sometimes, there are flaws that hardly require cybercriminals to lift a finger. Just yesterday, a massive flaw emerged that embodies the latter. This vulnerability is found in High ...
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Macro malware has been spreading for years. New techniques arise all the time to hide malicious code and thus increase the difficulty of analysis. However, just targeting Microsoft Windows no longer seems to be enough for the malware authors. The Mac appears to be the new challenge, and attackers appear to be rising to this ...
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  10 years ago, Fergie and Gwen Stefani were at the top of the charts, and Juno had just been released. While we relaxed in velour tracksuits and shred on Rock Band’s faux guitar, we were also obsessing over the release of what was about to be the biggest game changer to the world of ...
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Humans are private by nature. We may share an inspiring article or photos from a fun trip, but we keep our sensitive data under wraps. Now imagine if a stranger had free access to, and total control of, your mobile device. All of your personal information, including contacts, emails, payment info, and passwords are exposed. ...
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How Do I Live Safe?

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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. You may have seen #HowILiveSafe floating around on Twitter.  We thought it would be a great way to share some tips from the McAfee family about what we, as security professionals, do to stay safe online.  Instead of flooding Twitter with my contributions to this effort, I’m writing ...
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Let’s go back in time. Here’s the scenario: You’re hosting a party and the party prep includes a trip to the grocery store, the craft store, and the mall for the perfect dress. That’s three separate stops and several hours logged for party prep, before it even begins. Fast forward to 2016. What used to ...
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