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What actually cyber security cabinet McAfee is going to be releasing its latest report on new threats to computers and -- -- But we've got results for you today joining us for fox -- exclusive.
Might -- their Maxi -- president might pacer believe that's okay look Mac could be detected the largest -- malware rise in four years.
These things called drive by downloads ransom where what is all of -- stuff.
So -- -- -- our -- team came out with a -- report to which is gonna come out next week which basically shows that from a volume perspective that Suisse on million half.
Pieces of now or in this last quarter.
That's about a 100000 a day which is up from 55000.
Just a year ago so volume is definitely on the rise.
Michael McAfee is now owned by Intel I'm wondering whether Intel is giving top priority this that is -- -- Are they didn't working on chips that can stay one step ahead of the hackers.
The on the whole value proposition on McAfee and Intel together is really.
-- and take advantage of functionality it's on the chips and let the security do a better job of protecting machines and it's on as a result to great partnership.
It would make sense to me that phones are in more danger.
This malware this malicious software is just flying through the -- world I guess is that part of the problem.
It is indeed I mean you know you have to realize people are doing more sensitive things on their phones and tablets than they ever did before so it's natural of the bad guys -- have a higher degree of interest in getting -- of those things.
And out we've seen quite -- were quite quite a rise in the percentage of malware that's on mobile devices for sure what is Rand somewhere I've ever heard of -- where before.
So there's a lot of different techniques -- the bad guys used to trying to get money from corporations and consumers -- where basically -- the concept that the bad guys will take over consumer's PC it's mostly consumer based.
And not -- take over the PC in say believe in disguise themselves as an anti virus products and say.
Your PC is now under our control and if you want to back you -- -- your credit card -- here and give us money to get it.
Chase and and people fall for this right.
And people fall for people put their credit cards and then you even if they get their device back it probably has had some damage to -- during that process definitely a problem for sure.
Announced a problem McAfee is dealing with the a good to see -- Michael thank you for -- Michael the -- for McAfee which is now owned by Intel are working together to try to keep us all safe appreciate it Michael.
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