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Mobile malware research teams bag £3m funding boost
Malware on binary
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Mobile malware research teams bag £3m funding boost

University researchers awarded funds to support efforts in clamping down on mobile malware apps.
28 Feb 2014
Intel ditches the McAfee brand name
Goodbye
Security

Intel ditches the McAfee brand name

Household name will be binned, as parent company will align products under the Intel Security banner.
7 Jan 2014
McAfee signs 5-year partnership with Bletchly Park Trust
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McAfee signs 5-year partnership with Bletchly Park Trust

Security firm teams up with home of the Codebreakers to preserve heritage site
23 Oct 2013
Civil servants cast doubt on Digital by Default security
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Civil servants cast doubt on Digital by Default security

New McAfee poll sheds light on public sector security fears.
2 Sep 2013
McAfee warns of NFC malware risk
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McAfee warns of NFC malware risk

McAfee sounds alarm over NFC malware problems.
21 Feb 2013
Toshiba offers McAfee add-on to sweeten Ultrabook deals
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Toshiba offers McAfee add-on to sweeten Ultrabook deals

Firm offers 12-month subscription to McAfee Anti-Theft software.
21 Feb 2013
EU cyber strategy unveiled
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EU cyber strategy unveiled

European Commission publishes Proposed Directive on Network and Information Security.
7 Feb 2013
John McAfee returns to the US after fugitive drama
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Security

John McAfee returns to the US after fugitive drama

Technology pioneer faked a heart-attack in Guatemala in order to buy time for his attorney.
14 Dec 2012
McAfee legal appeals bags him Guatemalan reprieve
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Security

McAfee legal appeals bags him Guatemalan reprieve

Anti-virus software mogul has bought himself some time with successful legal appeals.
10 Dec 2012
Guatemalan police arrest John McAfee after several weeks on
Jail
Security

Guatemalan police arrest John McAfee after several weeks on

Police force plan to pass anti-virus guru back to Belize where he is wanted for questioning over his neighbour's murder.
6 Dec 2012
John McAfee claims to have left Belize
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John McAfee claims to have left Belize

Anti-virus software pioneer claims to have given Belize police the slip and vows not to give himself up.
4 Dec 2012
Belize PM hits out at John McAfee over attitude to
Investigation
Security

Belize PM hits out at John McAfee over attitude to

Belize prime minister claims anti-virus software pioneer is "bonkers" for not helping police with murder probe.
15 Nov 2012
Anti-virus pioneer McAfee wanted for questioning over murder
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Anti-virus pioneer McAfee wanted for questioning over murder

Belize police insist John McAfee is "not a suspect", but is a "person of interest" after neighbour found dead.
13 Nov 2012
McAfee reports surge in Android phone and tablet malware
Android
Security

McAfee reports surge in Android phone and tablet malware

Security vendor's report suggests Android users are at increasing risk.
6 Sep 2012
McAfee issues critical fix for defective software update
Update screen
Security

McAfee issues critical fix for defective software update

Security vendor acts after latest updates stops users accessing the internet.
24 Aug 2012
McAfee develops anti-malware protection for cars
Malware
Security

McAfee develops anti-malware protection for cars

Researchers warn of risk of cyber attacks against drivers in the future.
23 Aug 2012
McAfee uncovers Europe-wide bank fraud scam
Credit card scam
Security

McAfee uncovers Europe-wide bank fraud scam

Security vendor hails discovery of malware-mediated bank fraud in new report.
26 Jun 2012
McAfee issues medical kit hack attack warning
Medical picture and scan
Security

McAfee issues medical kit hack attack warning

Security vendor claims hackers could access implants and devices, putting patients' lives at risk.
11 Apr 2012
Symantec: Security on a chip is a dead duck right now
Dead duck
Security

Symantec: Security on a chip is a dead duck right now

Symantec has a dig at rival McAfee's security on a chip concept at RSA 2012, questioning DeepSAFE's very worth.
29 Feb 2012
Police e-crime hubs announced
Police
Security

Police e-crime hubs announced

The three hubs will hook up with the Met to take down cyber crime operations.
9 Feb 2012
McAfee admits flaws in SaaS for Total Protection
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McAfee admits flaws in SaaS for Total Protection

The Intel-owned security firm admits to holes in its SaaS anti-malware product, with plans to patch this week.
19 Jan 2012
McAfee updates cloud security platform
cloud computing
Security

McAfee updates cloud security platform

Adds identity management, loss prevention, secure email gateway modules.
8 Nov 2011
The poisonous rootkits rocking the security world
Cyber spy
Security

The poisonous rootkits rocking the security world

There are some seriously stealthy rootkits running on computers today. Tom Brewster investigates the extent of the problem...
4 Nov 2011