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Jul 15
2013

“Old” Malware Attacks Rising Significantly

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Malware

Robert Siciliano

Earlier this week McAfee Labs™ released the McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2013, which reported that malware shows no sign of changing its steady growth, which has risen steeply during the last two quarters.

May 17
2013

What is malware and why should I be concerned?

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Malware

Robert Siciliano

“Malware” is a shortened version of the words malicious software. It is defined as: a generic term used to describe any type of software or code specifically designed to exploit a computer/mobile device or the data it contains, without consent.

Mar 08
2012

Analysts Expect Explosion in Mobile Malware

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Mobile Device Management , Malware

Robert Siciliano

As consumers have overwhelmingly flocked to purchase smartphones—149 million were shipping in Q4…a 37% increase over Q4 2010—mobile operating systems from the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft are becoming big targets.

Jul 21
2011

McAfee Reports Most Malware Ever in Early 2011

Posted by Robert Siciliano in Malware

Robert Siciliano

Malware refers to malicious software, which includes computer viruses and rootkits. McAfee recently released the McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2011. With six million unique samples of recorded malware, the first quarter of 2011 was the most active in malware history.


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