Tag Archive: McAfee

John McAfee: Apple won’t like FBI’s iPhone ‘universal master key’

Cybersecurity legend John McAfee has denied suggestions that he’s helping the FBI to crack the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case, but hinted that he knows which party is involved. And, according to McAfee, it’s not good news for Apple. “Apple and Tim Cook are not going to be happy with […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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McAfee Revokes Key For Signing Mac Apps, Anarchy Ensues


McAfee has told customers of its antivirus applications for Mac to “just allow untrusted certificates” after a company administrator accidentally revoked the digital key used to certify its software. For more than a week, users have been unable to install McAfee products on a Mac, and the company’s only workaround so far is to allow untrusted certificates, which could pose risks to its customers’ machines.

Ars Technica reports that Apple’s certificate revocation list states the  [Read More…]

McAfee: Android Malware Rapidly Grows 76% While iOS Is Unaffected

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The security experts at McAfee have published details of a new study that found during the second quarter of 2011, Android-powered devices faced a staggering 76% increase in malware than that of the first quarter while Apples iOS devicesremainedunaffected by malicious exploits. In its Second Quarter 2011 Threats Report, relayed by Electronista,McAfee noted that the threat landscape of 2011 is undergoing a year of chaos and  [Read More…]