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Android AdDisplay using anti-bouncer technique

In order to help make Google Play a safer place for Android users, ESET continues to monitor the official Android app market for malicious or potentially unwanted applications.

Samsung Pay ‘safe’ from LoopPay attack

Samsung denies that Samsung Pay has been affected by an attack on LoopPay, a startup that it recently acquired to develop its mobile payment system.

Business security: Is simpler better?

Staying safe and protected online as an enterprise is growing in importance and recognition. We look at whether business security needs to be simpler?

Are healthcare organizations ready to get serious about security … now?

ESET security researcher Lysa Myers looks at a few of the questions she has been hearing more often about the recent surfeit of insurer breaches.

WhatsApp scam extends into multiple countries and brands

IKEA, KFC, H&M and 7-Eleven are just a few popular brands that are being exploited by cybercriminals via WhatsApp. We take a closer look at this multi-country, multi-brand fraud.

Tech Support Scams: Top of the Pop-Ups

Support scams and fake alerts are still big business. We look at scammer psychology and a little parapsychology.

Global cost of cybercrime ‘continues to rise’

A new report from the Ponemon Institute reveals that the global cost of cybercrime to businesses shows no signs of slowing down.

New YiSpecter malware attacks iOS devices without jailbreak

A new malware identified as YiSpecter attacks iOS devices with and without jailbreak, researchers from Palo Alto Networks have revealed. ESET has detected this malware as a trojan with both variants iOS/YiSpecter.A and iOS/YiSpecter.B.

Jean-Ian Boutin: Banking trojan threat is not going anywhere

In an exclusive for We Live Security, Jean-Ian Boutin, a malware researcher at ESET, shares his thoughts on the past, present and future of banking trojans.

Cybercrime ‘more threatening than ever’

Cybercrime is more aggressive and confrontational than it has ever been, Europol’s latest Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) has stated.

The best social networks for younger children

If you’re looking to introduce your child to social networks and want peace of mind, look no further. Here are some of the most popular and secure sites.

Experian experiences T-Mobile data breach

Experian has revealed that information belonging to T-Mobile, which was housed on one of its servers, has been accessed by cybercriminals in a data breach.

5 things you’ve done wrong when asking your techie for help

Next time your computer breaks down or appears not to be working right, consider what not to do before you call your techie for some help.

Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place

Your work is important to you, your employer and cybercriminals as well. That is a good reason to stop and think before you connect.

Microsoft gaffe spooks users as weird Windows 7 update accidentally released

Good news – hackers hadn’t hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update system. Bad news – users’ confidence will have been shaken again by Microsoft’s goof.

Significant WinRAR vulnerability identified

An expert says that the popular compression tool WinRAR contains a significant vulnerability that exposes it to an attack.

Virtual skyscraper Cyphinx hopes to find cyber talent

A 3D skyscraper has been developed to help the Cyber Security Challenge find the next generation of cyber talent.

UK parents ‘want minimum age for smartphone ownership’

A survey has found that most parents in the UK are keen to see a minimum age introduced for smartphone ownership.

Viruses, bulletins, surveys, and gender: hashtag #VB2015

Virus Bulletin 2015 in Prague could be the biggest ever, a great place to discover the latest developments in malware protection and information security, and address issues like the infosec skills gap.

Vulnerable medical equipment details disclosed online

Vulnerable hospital equipment details can be found online, two security researchers have found.

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