Jim Cramer vs. John McAfee: From mad to crazy

Last week Jim Cramer of Mad Money clearly was having a slow news day and felt he needed to comment about the drama surrounding John McAfee.  

US internet bank heist is real threat, says McAfee

Project Blitzkrieg - a hacking attack against US bank customers threatened for early next year - is a genuine danger, according to security researchers at McAfee.

Ongoing cyber raids cost banks $80 million



Security researchers have positively identified an ongoing slew of cloud-based, automated attacks targeting high-balance accounts worldwide.

Teens lying more about online activity

You may think you know what your teenagers are up to on the internet - but the chances are you don't.

McAfee glitch turns customers' PCs into spambots

McAfee says it's fixed a problem with its SaaS Total Protection software that was allowing users' PCs to be turned into spam servers.

Mobile attacks on the rise, says McAfee

Mobile malware's set to rocket, according to security firm McAfee's 2012 Threat Predictions report, while the Anonymous hacking group may be on its way out.

Cars - the next-gen malware battleground

The folks at the Lifeboat Foundation have launched the AIShield project - which they say is designed to protect humankind from hostile smart products.  

McAfee Goes deep with Richard Branson on Steve Jobs at Focus in Las Vegas

McAfee held its annual Focus event in Las Vegas this week.

Android now worst platform for malware

Android threats leapt 76 percent during the second quarter, according to the latest report from security consultants McAfee, making it the most attacked mobile operating system.

Sprint partners with McAfee for Android security

Sprint has formed a new relationship with security leader McAfee in a push to make its Android phones a little bit safer.

Massive series of cyberattacks uncovered

More than 70 companies and government organizations have been hacked as part of a global espionage campaign, security firm McAfee claims.

Intel shows how it's done with McAfee CEO change

Sometimes it is rather interesting to observe the moves a company makes and analyze the real story behind major decisions.

Cybercriminals target corporate data

Cybercriminals have shifted their focus from stealing personal information to targeting the corporate intellectual capital of prominent global organizations.

Hacktivism set to take off next year

Even the smallest companies need to beware of 'pervasive and continuous' cybersabotage if they have any involvement with national security, McAfee Labs is warning.

Why Intel bought McAfee for $7.68 billion


Intel sold its anti-virus software division to Symantec in 1998. 12 years later the chip giant acquired McAfee for a whopping $7.68 billion. Why?

Intel will buy McAfee for a staggering $7.6 billion

In what will no doubt be considered the acquisition of the year, Intel announced today that it plans to buy leading security company McAfee for $7.68 billion, an amazing 60% premium over the company's current market value.

Cameron Diaz is riskiest celebrity search

Cameron Diaz is now the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the web, with a ten percent chance of landing on a malicious site.

McAfee to reimburse users hit by update glitch

McAfee has said it plans to reimburse users for any costs they incurred to fix their computers after a glitchy security update crashed tens of thousands of machines across the country.

McAfee says "sorry" for crashing thousands of XP machines

McAfee has issued an official apology for inadvertently crashing thousands of corporate Windows XP machines with a defective virus definition file (5958) that deleted the critical svchost.exe.

McAfee security update crashes corporate XP machines

A defective security update issued by a very red-faced McAfee has reportedly crashed thousands of corporate XP machines worldwide.