Tag: McAfee

Winter Olympics site taken out for 12 hours

Visitors to the official website of the Winter Olympics were left high and dry over the weekend after a cyber-attack made it unavailable for around 12 hours.

Pyeongchang Olympics ‘already target of hackers’

Hackers have already begun targeting the Pyeongchang Olympic Games with malware-infected e-mail aimed at stealing passwords or financial information.

Why are IBM and Cisco sharing cyber security secrets with Russia?

Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. Russian authorities are asking Western tech companies to allow them ...

Researchers warn of new Microsoft zero-day threat

Security experts are warning of a critical zero-day threat that has been targeting Microsoft Word users since late January. The attack allows hackers to remotely execute code on a targeted computer by tricking the user into opening a Word document containing an embedded exploit. The Windows Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) is primarily targeted with ...