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DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages

ESET’s Josep Albors looks at how DNS attacks will try and direct you to fake pages.

British man arrested after 900,000 broadband routers knocked offline in Germany

A 29-year-old man has been arrested at Luton airport by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in connection with a massive internet attack that disrupted telephone, television and internet services in Germany last November.

Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet

ESET researchers have discovered a new variant of botnet-forming Android banking malware based on source code made public a couple of months ago.

Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on Google Play

ESET has spotted a new banking malware on Google Play. Disguised as a weather forecast app, it steals banking credentials and locks screens.

New crypto-ransomware hits macOS

This last month we have seen a new ransomware for Mac. Written in Swift, it is distributed on BitTorrent distribution site as “Patcher” for pirating popular software.

Android malware: It doesn’t hurt to know about this

Android malware is an increasing problem … but worry not – n this infographic, we highlight some of the key things you should be aware of.

Healthcare data breaches reach a ‘sizeable number of US consumers’

Approximately 26% of Americans have been compromised by healthcare data breaches, according to a new survey from Accenture.

RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system

Today, ESET has released a white paper on RTM, a cybercrime group that has been relentlessly targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries.

It’s too easy to steal a second-hand connected car

Until more effort is made by vendors to integrate the internet in a safe way into the myriad of devices that surround us, we are going to hear more and more stories of security breaking down like this.

Support scams now reign in Spain

If you thought that the problem of tech support scams was disappearing, think again, says Josep Albors and David Harley.

Trends in Android ransomware

2016 saw interesting developments within the Android ransomware scene. Ransomware emerged as one of the most pressing cybersecurity issues on the mobile platform.

RSA – day 3: Security for those who don’t know what that means

Here at RSA, an increasing amount of security purchases are made by those who got the task dumped in their laps, but who have little or no formal or practical training.

8 things you should know about spyware

WeLiveSecurity takes a look at what you need to know about spyware – the malware secretly prying on your online activities.

RSA 2017 – day 2: Attacking yourself

Want to find holes in your security perimeter? What better way than to attempt to attack yourself, and here at RSA there are plenty of tools to help.

Demystifying targeted malware used against Polish banks

The purpose of this blog is to deliver technical details of an as-yet minimally documented malware that has made headlines in Poland.

RSA 2017: The year the little guys get swallowed up

RSA feels like a mashup of giant tech Titans steadily swallowing up the little guys to make one massive, unholy tech monster. But how does that really work for small businesses as customers, and the rest of us?

Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

Gmail rolls out a new policy to block JavaScript attachments, increasing security restrictions as ransomware attacks increase.

Organizations ‘concerned by cybersecurity skills gap’

The ongoing cybersecurity skills gap is dealing a significant blow to the confidence of organizations looking to defend themselves against potential attacks.

Proof-of-concept ransomware to poison the water supply

Researchers have described how ransomware could potentially attack industrial control systems (ICS), and demonstratied how new malware threats might target core infrastructure, holding entire cities hostage.

UK government to roll out cybersecurity clubs for teens to address skills shortage

A new government scheme will be rolled out to thousands of 14-18 year olds across the UK, encouraging them to take part in extracurricular cybersecurity clubs.

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