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McAfee Labs 2017 Threats Predictions

Our researchers forecast cyberthreats in 2017 and beyond.

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McAfee Labs Threats Report: December 2016

Download our quarterly report for analysis of recent threat topics and trends.

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WildFire Ransomware Takedown

Intel Security collaborates with industry and law enforcement to take down the command and control servers operating the WildFire ransomware.

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Health Warning

Intel Security uncovers the types of heath care organizations targeted for cyberattack and the value of stolen health care data.

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Threat Landscape Dashboard

Better threat awareness means better protection for your business. Access our threat dashboard to get an overview of key threats being tracked by Intel Security researchers.

Top Five Threats

  • Operation Methbot
    This fraud campaign nets US$3 million-$5 million each day using a massive botnet spoofing thousands of name brand domains.
  • Operation Shamoon 2
    Similar to components used in the 2012 Shamoon attacks, this malware wipes the hard disk of the infected computer.
  • Neutrino Exploit Kit
    One of the popular exploit kits that surged in mid-2016, this uses compromised sites and malvertising to infect users.
  • Locky - Ransomware
    This targets Windows users, except computers using the Russian language, by encrypting files located in multiple drive locations.
  • CVE-2016-1010
    This integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Top Threats by Category

Learn about the most significant malware in each of these categories.

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