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VMWorld: Do you know where your data is?

VMWorld this year feels like a confessional – operators coming clean about their lack of data visibility, heads hung in shame, says ESET’s Cameron Camp.

OSX/Keydnap spreads via signed Transmission application

During the last hours, OSX/Keydnap was distributed on a trusted website, which turned out to be “something else”. It spread via a recompiled version of the otherwise legitimate open source BitTorrent client application Transmission and distributed on their official website.

21st century cybercriminals: The threat landscape has evolved

21st century cybercriminals are more sophisticated, daring and organized than ever. The threat landscape has evolved.

How to give your social media security a boost

From login credentials to notifications, tracking and ads, ESET’s Lysa Myers explains how you can give your social media security a boost.

First Twitter-controlled Android botnet discovered

Detected by ESET as Android/Twitoor, this malware is unique because of its resilience mechanism. Instead of being controlled by a traditional command-and-control server, it receives instructions via tweets.

Lax ALM security ‘contributed’ to Ashley Madison data breach

Avid Life Media (ALM), recently rebranded as Ruby Corp, has been heavily criticized for its lax cybersecurity measures, which contributed to the Ashley Madison data breach.

Do your kids know good password hygiene? Here are some rules

If you happy to be a parent that is less than cyber-savvy, worry not, WeLiveSecurity is on hand. It’s all about good password hygiene.

Epic Games forums hacked again: Over 800,000 gamers put at risk

More than 800,000 usernames, email addresses, and birth dates are thought to have been stolen by hackers from online forums run by Epic Games.

Ransomware: To pay or not to pay?

Is it always wrong to pay up when hit by a ransomware attack? ESET’s David Harley explores.

Why you should hire good, skilled cybersecurity professionals

Infosec is a technical discipline, but it also requires good, skilled cybersecurity professionals. We take a look at the bigger picture.

Nemucod serves nasty package: Ransomware and ad-clickers

The operators of the notorious trojan downloader Nemucod seem to have stepped up their game, serving their victims with ransomware and ad-clickers.

Individual arrested in connection with high-profile data at Sage

The City of London Police has confirmed the arrest of a 32-year-old employee in connection with a high-profile data breach at Sage.

NSA website goes down as hackers auction stolen ‘cyber weapons’

If you try to visit the NSA’s website right now, you’re in for a big disappointment.

Nemucod now spreading banking trojans in Brazil

On the morning of Friday August 12th, ESET researchers noticed a huge outbreak of a new Spy.Banker variant, detected as Spy.Banker.ADEA. It happened at around 12pm CET.

Why security is a transversal issue for video games development

Santiago Sassone, a senior corporate communications specialist, on why security is a transversal issue for video games development.

ENISA: Security of Things important for CIIs

The Security of Things is set to become a key feature in the fight against cybercriminals, according to a new report by ENISA.

High-profile data breach at Sage draws attention to internal threats

The latest high-profile data breach at Sage has highlighted the importance of investing in a high-quality cybersecurity program to keep safe from internal threats.

Video game safety: The insight of professional gamers

Professional gamers offer their insight into video game safety, helping players all over the world stay safe and secure from cybercriminal activity.

QuadRooter: Unfortunately, you can’t have it patched for now

ESET researchers have spotted fake patch apps for Android – probably the first ever malicious mobile apps masquerading as a patch for a recently discovered vulnerability.

EU-US Privacy Shield launches: Key points to this agreement

There are three key principles to be aware of when it comes to the EU-US Privacy Shield and we’ve digested all of the key points in this feature.

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