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BlackEnergy and the Ukrainian power outage: What we really know

Robert Lipovsky, a senior malware researcher at ESET, offers his expert insight into the recent discovery of BlackEnergy malware in Ukrainian energy distribution companies.

5 of the most devastating data breaches of 2015

Data breaches got bigger, brasher and more devastating in 2015. In this feature, we look at how some of the biggest came about and the impact they had.

5 things you need to know about social engineering

Social engineering plays an important part in a significant number of cyberattacks, however big, small or sophisticated the crime is. However, little is known about this tactic. This feature discusses some key aspects.

Ransomware rearing its ugly head, goes after business

Ransomware is the latest tool in the cybercriminal’s arsenal, but it has to date largely been used to target consumers. Could it now be used to hit banks and other financial institutions too?

Why online gaming is the new frontier for cybercrime

Online gaming and cybercrime are more connected than you might think. We explore how online games are becoming the new hunting ground for cybercriminals looking to earn and learn.

Star Wars: A New Hope – 5 information security lessons

If you are looking to boost your cybersecurity prowess, then make some time for the first Star Wars film, A New Hope. You’d be surprised at what this hugely popular and successful movie has to offer.

Australian parents’ concerns differ from kids’ actual behavior online

When it comes to protecting your children online, knowledge of risks is vital. With this in mind, ESET asked Australian parents about their main concerns.

5 things you need to know about connected toys

The current hype, this Christmas and beyond, is the connected toy. Not sure what that means? Well, here are seven things you need to know about this increasingly popular plaything.

12 tree-mendous security tips for Christmas

Tis’ the season to be jolly but Christmas is also a happy time of year for cybercriminals looking for their own gifts. We look at what you can do to ensure it’s only Santa that is allowed to bypass your security.

Tech support scams: 3 steps to conning unsuspecting victims

Tech support scams are “still big business”, ESET’s David Harley has previously said. In this guide we look at how fraudsters dupe their victims into handing over cash, while also corrupting their devices.

Safe, secure online shopping at home and on the go

At home, on the move, on a computer or via a mobile, online shopping habits have changed massively as technology as become more powerful. With Christmas around the corner, we look at some of the key details.

How parents can assess the suitability of apps for their kids

Confused about being able to assess the suitability of apps for your children? This handy features highlights some of the key things to look out for.

4 top security tips for parents

This introductory guide to online safety offers parents some useful security tips on how to protect their children.

You are 6 security steps away from Black Friday brilliance

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to offer some fantastic deals at low prices. But it’s also a time of year when cybercriminal scams are aplenty. Here’s what you should do to do to shop safely.

Is biometrics the future of secure payments?

Is the idea of biometrics as a secure payment system a fad, fiction or fact? This feature looks at whether DNA is linked with our digital identity.

7 things you need to know about car hacking

Car hacking may sound like something out of the latest Die Hard or James Bond film, but it’s newsworthy, real and likely to happen much more regularly in the future. We look at the top facts you need to know about this emerging trend.

Why mobile security is more important than ever before

In this feature we explore why mobile security is of the utmost importance for individuals and organizations. If smartphones and tablets not adequately protected, they are extremely vulnerable to being exploited.

The Internet of Things: Groundbreaking tech with security risks

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest buzzword taking hold of the technology industry, but what does it mean exactly and how does it impact citizens and businesses? We take a closer look.

5 top tips on buying online in a safe and secure way

The world wide web has made shopping an altogether more pleasant, cost-effective and user-friendly experience. However, buying online has its risks. Here are five top tips to stay safe and secure.

10 key facts you need to know about cyber insurance

The regular occurrence of data breaches is pushing organizations to think more seriously about updating their risk management policies. With that in mind, we look at the top ten things you need to know about cyber insurance, which is fast becoming a business necessity.

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