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Superman tops list of 10 most toxic superhero links on internet

McAfeeWashington, July 16 - McAfee reveals that superman links are the most lethal out of all superhero links on Internet.

Superhero links amount to at least three quarters of all unidentified matter available online.

There is a 16.5 percent chance that superhero links lead to viruses, spyware, spam or other malware, says McAfee.

Superman links consist of the most deadly viruses and are the worst.

Some users, however, attract other cartoon links more than superheroes.

These are on sites that hack passwords and computer IDs that are often a result of marketing activities.

John McAfee returned to Guatemala immigration detention cell after hospitalization

John McAfee returned to Guatemala immigration detention cell after hospitalizationSoftware millionaire John McAfee, who was arrested by the Guatemala immigration police on Wednesday, has been taken back to an immigration detention cell in the Central American country after emergency hospitalization. McAfee was earlier rushed to Guatemala City hospital in an ambulance, following complaints of chest pain.

Cyber criminals using Sunny Leone to dupe internet users

Cyber criminals using Sunny Leone to dupe internet usersCyber criminals often use popular aspects of public life to attract more internet users and lead them to miraculous websites and infect their systems. It has been noted that the cyber master minds are increasing using info and pictures of Sunny Leone to dupe internet users.

Android is most attacked mobile platform, researc

Android is most attacked mobile platform, research According to a new research by security firm, McAfee, Google's Android mobile OS was the most attacked mobile platform in the second quarter of the year.

The attacks on the open source platform rose 76 per cent in the quarter, which is presumably due to the ever increasing popularity of the platform and high sales of Android powered devices.

New international body to fight cyber criminals

New international body to fight cyber criminalsThe International Cyber Security Protection Alliance or ICSPA was established yester at a gathering of new coalition of government, law enforcement, and international businesses in London, with a focus to fight cyber criminals on a global scale.

ICSPA is backed by several security companies including McAfee and Trend Micro, while Europol is the major law agency to join the initiative. The government of the UK has also announced its backing for the body.

New body launched to fight cyber criminals on a global scale

New body launched to fight cyber criminals on a global scaleA new international body has been established in order to fight cyber criminals on a global scale with the backing of business and government agencies in different countries around the world.

The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA), which was launched today, is backed by several security companies including McAfee and Trend Micro, while Europol is the major law agency to join the initiative. The government of the UK has also announced its backing for the body.

McAfee working "around the clock" to repair problems caused by protection program

McAfee working "around the clock" to repair problems caused by protection programIt was working "around the clock" to repair problems caused by an update on a protection program, U. S. computer virus protection firm McAfee has said.

PC Magazine reported on Friday that the update that was sent out Wednesday affected computers using VirusScan Enterprise on Windows XP service pack 3.

The magazine also said that the glitch caused computers to go into a cycle of continuous reboots.

Facebook, McAfee team on Facebook security effort

With the aim of improving security for Facebook's 350 million users, Facebook and McAfee recently created a partnership.

Under this new relationship, users of Facebook would be offered a free six-month subscription to McAfee’s Internet Security Suite software. However, it just does not end here. A free quick response scan-and-repair service for any new malware threats that appear would also be given McAfee, which will be working closely with Facebook to do this.

McAfee's security contribution merged with Facebook's larger security effort, which now includes an automated process for detecting anomalies in Facebook users' accounts that might indicate malware or hacker attempts.

McAfee to acquire MX Logic for $140 million

McAfeeMcAfee Inc, one of the leading security software makers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned MX Logic, Inc. for approximately US$140mn.

MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based email and Web security and email archiving and continuity services. The firm has 40,000 customers and 4 million end users.

Following acquisition, McAfee will offer the most comprehensive and dedicated security portfolio in the market with the broadest set of delivery options including appliances, software, in the cloud or hybrid deployments.

McAfee launches upgraded Managed Cloud Security Service

mcafeeMcAfee added more security features in its latest security management service that can be very useful to check possible threats to websites and financial data. The service is equipped with anti-hacking scan technology that immediately intimates the administrator about any threat to data.

Marc Olesen, SVP and GM- Software-as-a-Service, McAfee, said: "Our customers have told us they want flexibility in their delivery options. IT resources need to focus on initiatives that are business critical, while consolidating vendors."

McAfee launches one stop security solution – ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5 – for organizations

Specializing in antivirus and computer security software – McAfee has launched ePolicy Orchestrator 4.5 to help organizations beef up their computer security, in the current scenario of growing computer security threats. The Santa Clara, California based McAfee feels that there is compelling need of organizations to have efficient security tools in this immensely growing threat scenario.   

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