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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.

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.

ILOVEYOU: The wrong kind of LoveLetter

A game with love: How the LoveLetter virus corrupted our tech by playing on our emotions.

Is GDPR good or bad news for business?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the biggest reform of privacy legislation for 20 years, will come into effect on May 25, 2018, bringing with it major changes to Europe’s privacy laws.

Ransomware: Key insights from infosec experts

Ransomware is not going anywhere. Here, we’ve rounded up vital tips and advice from three ESET experts: Lysa Myers, Stephen Cobb and David Harley.

Austrian hotel experiences ‘ransomware of things attack’

Only one month into the new year, it appears that we may well have our first example jackware in 2017 with a ransomware of things attack on an Austrian hotel.

An introduction to private browsing

Privacy and security fears are driving many people to look into the possibilities of private browsing. We investigate what it is and how you stay anonymous online

Flashback Wednesday: Pakistani Brain

This month’s Flashback Wednesday takes us back to the beginning. Pakistani Brain, discovered on January 19th, is considered to be the first-ever PC virus.

Windows exploitation in 2016

We are pleased to present our annual report Windows exploitation in 2016. In this latest version of our report, we offer a fresh look at modern security features in Windows 10.

The year in security: Trends 2017

In this feature, we capture some of the key ideas discussed in ESET’s latest trends paper for 2017, Security Held Ransom.

Cyber-savvy New Year’s resolutions you’ll want to keep

Put cyber security at the top of your New Year’s resolution list for 2017, implementing a digital detox and improving your online behaviors.

The 10 biggest security incidents of 2016

In 2016, companies have had their security solutions tested by increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals. We look at the year’s biggest security incidents.

OurMine hijacks Netflix’s US Twitter account

Netflix has become the latest big name brand to have one of its social media accounts hijacked by OurMine.

IoT attacks: 10 things you need to know

IoT attacks are on the rise. As the technology becomes more relevant to our lives, we take a look at what the state of play is.

Don’t let cybercriminals ruin Christmas: Beware these 12 threats

With spirits and internet usage at an all time high, there’s no better time for cybercriminals to lure a victim online. Here are 12 threats to be aware of.

Dorkbot: Life after disruption

A year after its disruption on 2nd December 2015, We Live Security looks at life after Dorkbot.

The odd, 8-year legacy of the Conficker worm

The Conficker worm was huge news when it emerged towards the end of 2008, exploiting millions of Windows devices. Today, it remains one of the most pervasive malware families around the globe.

Sednit: A very digested read

This feature offers a very digested read of ESET’s trilogy of research papers on Sednit, one of the most notorious groups of cyberattackers in the world.

Estonia: Digital powerhouse offering e-residency to non-nationals

In terms of technological advancement, Estonia is up there. It is, for example, the first ever country to offer e-residency permits to any world citizen.

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