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Get rid of these undesirable ‘friends’ on major social network

In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable ‘friends’ on Facebook.

The 10 Security Commandments for every SysAdmin

Celebrating the 17th annual SysAdmin Day, we recognize their dedication and workplace contributions and want to show appreciation for their talent.

Security professionals ‘extremely concerned’ by cybercrime threat

Security professionals are more concerned than ever by the threat of cybercrime, according to new poll.

ISF publishes major update to its information security guide

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has published a major update to its Standard of Good Practice for Information Security.

5 highlights from the ‘Information Security Olympic Games’

In the spirit of this year’s Olympics, which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, we thought we’d host our own little information security Olympic Games.

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months.

Finland – hope in the fight against cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue causing havoc in schools across the world, but a Finnish scheme created in 2009 is making a big difference.

Auto industry publishes first ever cybersecurity best practices

The auto industry has published its first set of cybersecurity best practices, as it attempts to combat rising and future threats facing the connected car.

Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

Vulnerable version of vBulletin thought to be responsible for data breach which could impact almost 1.6 million game players.

The data protection dustbin: Safely disposing of personal data

When it comes to the disposing of hardware, businesses must take responsibility for ensuring personal data are safely removed, explains ESET’s David Harley.

Researching Mr. Robot, Elliot’s world, and cybersecurity at Comic-Con

At Comic-Con 2016, ESET’s Anna Keeve dives deep into the “real” world of Mr. Robot, has a VR adventure, and looks for cybersecurity clues in Elliot’s room.

APAC cybersecurity: Plenty of room for improvements

When it comes to APAC cybersecurity, there is room for improvement. In this feature we take a look at key trends across this region.

Cicis restaurant chain experiences data breach

Restaurant chain Cicis has released a statement informing customers of a data breach experienced in some of its restaurants across the US.

Analyzing Mr. Robot: S02E01

One of the surprises of last year for everyone working in IT security was, without a doubt, the hit TV show Mr. Robot, explains ESET’s Josep Albors.

Users of iPhones and Macs must update to avoid Stagefright-like bug

Make sure that all your Apple devices are patched before online criminals attempt to take advantage of this flaw.

Library of Congress experiences DDoS attack

The Library of Congress in the US has experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, it revealed via social media. Also affected was the US Copyright Office.

Jackware: When connected cars meet ransomware

Beware jackware, malicious software that seeks to take control of a device, the primary purpose of which is not data processing or digital communications.

Malicious scripts gaining prevalence in Brazil

Malicious scripts are gaining prevalence in Brazil, reports ESET’s Matías Porolli.

Passwords not compromised by Ubuntu Forums data breach

A major data breach on the Ubuntu Forums has not compromised the passwords of its affected users. Usernames, emails addresses and IPs have been exposed.

Pokémon GO goes down: Hackers claim responsibility

Both the OurMine and PoodleCorp hacking gangs appear to be taking credit for Pokémon GO being offline over the weekend. But might there be a more down-to-earth explanation?

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