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What is Backdoor and How Can We Protect Ourselves from Backdoor Virus Attacks?

A backdoor is a means often employed by hackers, governments, IT people to get remote access to your device without your knowledge or consent. Backdoors can be installed on your system through malware that exploits your security vulnerabilities. It can also be directly installed in your system’s hardware/firmware. Using backdoors, hackers and cybercriminals can use […]

John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Antivirus, Found Dead in Prison

John McAfee, the founder of McAfee Antivirus software, was found dead in his cell in Barcelona, according to a statement given by a government official to PTI on Wednesday. A few hours earlier, a preliminary ruling was issued by a Spanish court in favour of his extradition to the United States to face tax-related charges. […]

What are Antivirus False Positives and How to Deal with Them

When an antivirus software mistakes a legitimate file for malware, it is called a false positive. Firewalls can detect false positive at a network level and anti-phishing at the browser level, respectively. Although it is frustrating to find your antivirus detecting false positives, it is still a better alternative to the software missing out on […]

How to Know Your Computer is Infected with virus & How to Fix It

Is your computer behaving abnormally? Are there random popups on the screen telling your computer is infected? Maybe you are hearing sounds coming out of your PC but don’t know where it is coming from. If you are facing any of these issues, your computer might be infected with a virus.  While it is not […]

How to install McAfee Antivirus Software

McAfee Antivirus is free to download antivirus software that can be downloaded from the manufacturer’s website. Once you have downloaded the software, you need to install it on your computer. With the free download, you will get periodical system scans to help keep your computer safe from viruses and other potential harm. Buying the subscription […]

McAfee and Seclore Come Together to Provide Continuous Protection for Cloud Data

Seclore has announced a joint venture with McAfee to offer protection and track confidential information within and outside the enterprise. Seclore will be combining its data-centric security technology with McAfee’s MVISION, bringing together the best of both worlds.  With this joint venture, McAfee and Seclore have answered one of the most dreaded questions that enterprises […]

McAfee Launches Affordable Education Bundle to Secure Students’ Online Privacy

The cybersecurity company McAfee has announced McAfee Secure School Suites and McAfee MVISION Mobile Advanced. These services will be provided exclusively to McAfee’s education customers to make sure they stay protected from cyber threats while using any device including Chromebooks. These suites are designed to help educational institute perform better through a cloud-delivered and unified […]

China-Backed Hackers Using Fake McAfee Software To Plant Malware on Users’ PC

China-backed hackers disguised as McAfee security staff to trick users into downloading malware into their device, according to Google. The hackers urge the users to download a valid version of McAfee anti-virus software from GitHub, however, instead of the software, malware gets installed into the system inconspicuously. The Threat Analysis Group from Google that is […]

McAfee Threat Report: Cybercriminals are Targeting COVID-19 Affected Community

McAfee has released its Threat Report for the month of November, pertaining to cybercriminal activities about malware and the enhancements in cyber threat in Q2 of 2020. According to McAfee, during the second quarter of 2020, an average of 419 new threats came into existence per minute as overall new malware samples saw a growth […]