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Coin miner malware grew by 629% in Q1 2018: McAfee

Coin miner schemes like crypto jacking grew by 629 per cent during Q1 2018, according to a report from McAfee.

Indians more concerned than ever about online security: McAfee report

A new report by McAfee has found that almost 80 per cent of Indians worry for online security, as people fear for their identities and privacy being compromised.


About 84% of Indians share passwords with partners: McAfee

A McAfee report about trends of sharing details of private accounts between partners has indicated that almost 50 percent of partners have spied on their other half's social media accounts.

Cyber security pioneer John McAfee's Twitter account hacked

Internet security pioneer John McAfee said that hackers attacked his Twitter account, despite having registered himself for two-step account verification.

About 60 per cent Indians check connected devices while on vacation: Study

The study 'Digital Detox: Unwind, Relax and Unplug' was aimed at understanding digital habits of users when on a vacation.

McAfee says it no longer will permit government source code reviews

McAfee's decision follows a similar move by competitor Symantec, which in early 2016 adopted a global policy of refusing to comply with any government-mandated source code reviews required to win entry to a market.


Kapil Sharma tops riskiest celebrity searches online in 2017: McAfee

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has become the most riskiest celebrity searched online in 2017 - one who could expose consumers to malicious websites and malware - a survey from cyber security firm McAfee revealed on Tuesday.

Paying ransom will make you hackers' preferred future target: McAfee

Global cybersecurity firm McAfee has stressed, adding that giving in to hackers' demands silently and not alerting cyber security authorities will only make you a preferred future target.

Micromax, Intel to integrate security software on devices

Micromax has partnered with Intel to integrate security software on the former's smartphones and tablets.

Alarming! 50% Indian youths have experienced cyberbullying

This behaviour was perceived to result in anger and embarrassment, showcasing how online behaviour translates into offline impact.