McAfee Labs has raised the Global Threat Condition to 'Critical'. Microsoft has released "Microsoft Security Advisory (979352) Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution". This vulnerability is actively being exploited in the wild. Exploit code for this vulnerability has been made public.
For more information please see our threat centre.
AudioParasitics Episode 80 is now available: "Operation Aurora" Episode - Dave and Jim welcome McAfee's Joe Telafici and Dmitri Alperovitch to discuss technical aspects of the recent attack.
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McAfee Labs Blog on Operation Aurora :-
How are McAfee customers protected from this attack?
McAfee DAT files (antivirus): Coverage will be provided for associated malware (as Exploit-Comele, Roarur.dr, and Roarur.dll in the 5862 DATs, released on January 15. Partial coverage is provided in the 5861 DATs for some components as Generic.dx!kwv, Generic Spy.e, Spy-Agent.ey, and Exploit-Comele.
Updated coverage information will be communicated through McAfee Security Advisories: