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ESET: Will blockchain secure the Internet of Threats?
It is well established that contemporary IoT devices, and their associated cloud services, have a terrible security track record.
UPDATED: Orvibo & Arlo smart home products patched to prevent attacks
The security of smart home devices is once again under the spotlight this week, as two different device manufacturers come under fire for major vulnerabilities.
Tips to keep your SMB safe from cyber threats
lthough many won’t have in-house expertise to deal with every single cyber threat that comes their way, business protection doesn’t have to be as daunting as it looks.
Researchers create AI-enabled computer keyboard malware
Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have created a proof-of-concept attack that can mimic the way people write via their computer keyboards.
Canalys’ top picks for Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2019
The matrix is based on unique feedback from channel partners via the Candefero channels community, combined with Canalys quarterly shipment estimates and analyst insight.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams are popular because they prey on vulnerable people looking for love, and the victims want to believe what they are reading and seeing, which causes them to forget basic protection from scams."
ESET researchers break down latest arsenal of the infamous Sednit group
At the end of August 2018, the Sednit group launched a spear-phishing email campaign, in which it distributed shortened URLs that delivered first-stage Zebrocy components.
Fake apps on Google Play scamming users out of cryptocurrency
Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play have been discovered to be phishing and scamming users out of cryptocurrency, according to a new report from ESET.
D-Link security cams vulnerable to spying
Security researchers at ESET have discovered serious security holes in the D-Link DCS-2132L cloud camera.
Scammers targeting more countries in sextortion scam - ESET
The attacker in the email claims they have hacked the intended victim's device, and have recorded the person while watching pornographic content.
How to maximise the value of machine learning in cybersecurity
"Systems are growing rapidly on both sides of the cybersecurity barricade, irreversibly transforming the safety of the entire internet."
Are hard disk drives damaged by smoke recoverable?
The old saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is certainly an apt proverb in IT circles - ESET shares some advice for recovering smoke-damaged HDDs.
Microbe removes reseller infrastructure woes with Eset offering
IT security distributor Microbe is taking infrastructure problems away for resellers with a new Eset MSP offering which will see Microbe as host.
ESET asks: Is your GoPro camera secretly spying on you?
If a hacker manages to crack your GoPro’s password then they can access your GoPro anytime they like if they are in Wi-Fi range.
ESET uncovers new Linux/Moose malware threat
ESET has discovered a new threat from the Linux/Moose malware family that is generating fake activity on social networks.
ESET uncovers another porn clicker on Google Play
Another fake Google Play Store app with a nasty security vulnerability built right in.
Securing Your Holiday Tech Gifts - Android Guide
The good folk at ESET bring us a phenomenal series on securing your Christmas tech gifts, this time it's any Android phone or tablet.
ESET’s android smartphone secures IT needs
With 1.1 billion smartphones worldwide there is absolutely no doubt that smartphones and tablets have become critically important for personal and business productivity.
As of somewhere around 2.45 on Monday, 7th September, Win32/Induc.A represented 0.64% of ESET's worldwide detections for September so far.
Blog: More infections = a lot more malware, say ESET security experts
A malware infection does not equal one malicious file being installed on the system – many files may be affected.
Mac Musings from ESET
It’s not as though anyone has shown much interest in the technical aspects to trick people.