AWS launches Security Hub to help customers manage security & compliance

AWS unveiled a new security product today at AWS re:Invent, the company's annual conference for cloud storage enthusiasts.

BlackBerry is buying Cylance for $1.4 billion to continue its push into cybersecurity

BlackBerry was best known for keyboard-totting smartphones, but their demise in recent years has seen the Canadian firm pivot toward enterprise services, and in particular, cybersecurity. That strateg

McAfee acquires VPN company TunnelBear

Security giant McAfee is acquiring Canadian VPN provider TunnelBear. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed. McAfee said that it plans to integrate TunnelBear’s technologies into the company’s

Today’s huge ransomware attack has only made about $7,500 so far

Ransomware attacks are bigger than ever, but the payouts appear to be shrinking. While the ransomware suspected to be a variant of Petya makes headlines around the world, whoever set it loose isn't r

Intel Security is McAfee again

If you were on the internet in a certain era, you remember McAfee . It was the defensive line between you and the rest of the internet, reminding you with incessant popups that you were not hacked, no

Incoming McAfee CEO Chris Young on his company’s post-Intel future

Young has been running Intel’s Security Group for quite some time now as senior vice president and general manager. While he will officially be given a CEO title in his new role, the position w

How the tiny startup Phantom Cyber scored big at RSA

According to 451 Research, over 100 new security startups are formed each year. Add that to ~1300 existing security vendors that are shouting each other out in the marketplace. What you have is a lot

Presidential Candidate John McAfee To Talk At Disrupt SF

The eccentric millionaire John McAfee will be joining us on Disrupt TV Live at TechCrunch Disrupt SF next week to discuss his presidential ambitions and new political party. The developer of the fi

As Microsoft Support for XP Expires, Antivirus Vendors Pick Up The Slack

As you might be aware Microsoft support for Windows XP expires today, which means that the company will stop issuing security patches. Around 30 percent of you have ignored all warnings up until now a

McAfee: Cybercrime-As-A-Service Led To Credit Card Breach, While Mobile “Malware Zoo” Grew 197% In Q4

It looks like the rise of the "as a service" model, where people can buy software, platform access, security and more from a cloud-based provider for a fixed term, may have spawned its <a target="_bla

Intel To Buy Security Company Sensory Networks For $20M

Intel has acquired Sensory Networks for $20 million to further extend its security capabilities. Sensory Networks, based in Palo Alto, was founded in 2002 as a hardware company, providing high-per

John McAfee Wants To Make A Cheap Gadget For Decentralized Networking, But Already Does

Antivirus creator and eccentric world-roaming rich guy John McAfee has a plan to get around the NSA's snooping with a gadget called the "D-Central," which is essentially a $100 router for building sma

Intel’s McAfee Is Buying Stonesoft, A Finnish Networked Firewall Specialist, For $389M In Cash

McAfee, the Intel-owned security specialist, has just announced that it is buying Stonesoft Oyj,a Finland-based specialist in firewall protection products, for $389 million in cash. The move will let

Cylance, A Cyber Security Data Company Founded By Former McAfee CTO, Raises $15M From Khosla, Fairhaven Capital

<a target="_blank" href="">Cylance</a>,a cyber security company founded by former Global McAfee CTO Stuart McClure, has raised $15 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures and

McAfee: Sneaky Teens Surf On PCs More Than Mobile, Facebook Rules Over All Other Social Networks

Going mobile may be the mantra for a lot of tech companies these days, but if they're in the business of targeting teenagers with their services, perhaps they should think twice: over 37 percent of te

McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

Security and anti-spam firm <a href="">McAfee</a> today reported that it saw a massive uptick in mobile malware last quarter. Mobile malware has "exploded," the company said (<a h

McAfee: Nearly All New Mobile Malware In Q3 Targeted At Android Phones

<a href="">Intel-owned McAfee</a> has released its third quarter security report, which shows tha

McAfee: Change In Corporate Culture Leaves Businesses Vulnerable To Hackers

<img src="" /><a HREF="">McAfee</a>, the computer security company, has issued a fresh warnin

Intel's McAfee Acquires Sentrigo To Boost Database Security Offerings

<img src="" class="shot2">Intel-owned <a href="">McAfee</a> is announcing an <a href="http:

McAfee's Top Tips To Keep You Safe From Valentine's Day Scams & Malware

<img src="" />Continuing our series of <a HREF="">Valentine’s Day</a>-related p
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