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Smartphone
Children, teens more vulnerable to mobile threats - report
New research by McAfee has found that the increased uptake of mobile devices over laptops has fostered a false sense of security among smartphone-using children and teens.
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Gaming
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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Cybersecurity
'Living security' firm Trellix emerges from ashes of FireEye, McAfee Enterprise
Named after 'trellis', a supporting structure commonly used to support trees and plants, the company's ‘living security’ will learn and adapt.
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McAfee
Heightened cyber threats this holiday season according to McAfee and FireEye
McAfee Enterprise and FireEye research have revealed that Australian enterprises are being targeted by cyber threats this holiday period, costing some over AUD$130,000.
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Cloud Security
McAfee Enterprise and FireEye launch cloud security capabilities on AWS
"The combined technology and intelligence of McAfee Enterprise and FireEye protect AWS customers by providing that additional visibility and control, reducing overall risk."
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Cybercrime
Massive increase in cyber threats since global pandemic - report
New research has found a major increase in cyber threats since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cybersecurity
McAfee Enterprise & FireEye predict the cyber threats you can expect to see in 2022
As the calendar year starts to wind up, businesses must start preparing for the new year ahead.
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Ransomware
REvil accounts for 73% of ransomware attacks - report
"Names such as REvil, Ryuk, Babuk, and DarkSide have permeated into public consciousness, linked to disruptions of critical services worldwide."
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McAfee
McAfee uncovers top threat trends for Q2, 2021
With the shift to a more flexible pandemic workforce, cyber criminals have introduced new and updated threats and tactics in campaigns targeting prominent sectors, such as government, financial services and entertainment.
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McAfee
McAfee announces online protection service to protect people not products
In a statement the company said these announcements indicate a major shift in McAfee’s strategy to deliver an integrated and intuitive online protection service to protect people rather than point products that secure devices.
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Cybersecurity
IBM Security, McAfee develop new integrated security solution
McAfee Enterprise has announced it has collaborated with IBM Security to develop an integrated solution for TD SYNNEX customers.
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Microsoft 365
McAfee Enterprise integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365 to strengthen cloud security
MVISION Cloud for Dynamics 365 provides an advanced set of security tools that are delivered via API, enabling holistic security controls across Dynamics 365. 
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Malware
McAfee reports a surge of malware hidden in COVID-19 vaccine appointments
McAfee has released its latest Mobile Threat Report that finds a surge in new attacks targeting people’s anxiety around COVID-19.
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Malware
Ransomware decreases as criminals customise attacks on larger, more lucrative targets - McAfee Report
McAfee has released its latest cybersecurity report analysing cybercriminal activity related to malware and cyber threats in the first quarter of 2021. 
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Cybercrime
McAfee’s new expansion combines AI learning techniques with human analysis
McAfee has released a substantial expansion to its XDR platform aimed at proactively stopping targeted attacks.
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Cybersecurity
COVID-19-themed threats, Powershell malware continue surge
“The world—and enterprises—adjusted amidst pandemic restrictions and sustained remote work challenges, while security threats continued to evolve in complexity and increase in volume."
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Partners
McAfee brings on new partners in push for zero trust security
"Together with our SIA partners, we are strengthening security for the critical apps that enterprises rely on every day."
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McAfee
Ingram Micro and McAfee expand partnership
The move aims to widen the scope for their combined efforts to ‘transform’ McAfee’s channel programme and provide access to McAfee products across Ingram Micro’s distribution network.
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McAfee
McAfee names ThreatQ innovation partner of the year
ThreatQuotient has been named McAfee Global Security Innovation Alliance Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year.
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Cybersecurity
Global cybercrime losses rapidly approaching trillion-dollar mark - McAfee report
Global losses from cybercrime are close to becoming a ‘trillion-dollar’ shackle that is weighing down the global economy.
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Endpoint Protection
Attivo solutions launch on McAfee marketplace
Attivo Networks’ endpoint security solutions are available for free trial and purchase through McAfee’s new cloud marketplace.
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Malware
COVID-19-themed attacks and PowerShell malware surged in Q2 - report
“The second quarter of 2020 saw continued developments in innovative threat categories such as PowerShell malware and the quick adaptation by cybercriminals to target organisations through employees working from remote environments.”
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Palo Alto Networks
BT adds Zoom Meetings to its digital workplace portfolio
The agreement means BT becomes the first global provider to offer a fully managed Zoom Meetings service featuring a choice of connectivity and integration with its global voice network. 
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Video conference
McAfee finds vulnerabilities in 'temi' the videoconferencing robot
Temi is commonly used in environments including businesses, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and other environments including the home.