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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.

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.

Flashback Tuesday: The Morris Worm

On November 2nd 1988, the Morris Worm was released, bringing the internet to an effective standstill. It was a seminal moment in internet history.

Linux/Moose: Still breathing

For the past year, ESET and the security firm GoSecure combined their skills in order to research Linux/Moose further. Here’s some of what was uncovered.

A history of mobile malware from Cabir to SMS Thief

As we continue to do more things with our smartphones, the threat posed by mobile malware increases. Here’s a short history of its development.

550,000 Australian Red Cross blood donor details leaked

The personal details of 550,000 Australian Red Cross blood donors have been leaked in an event being described as Australia’s largest ever security breach.

International Internet Day: A great network targeted by cybercriminals

As the world celebrates International Internet Day, we take a look at how cybercriminal activity has evolved online.

Webcam security: Understanding this modern day threat

Who would have thought that webcams could be exploited? Well, they can, and so serious is the issue, that it has the likes of Mark Zuckerberg covering them with up with tape.

Information security: A career at the forefront of an exciting industry

Demand for information security specialists is growing, and there are many routes to qualification. Do you have the skills to transform cybersecurity?

Spotify Free hits sour note with infected ads

Some users of the ad-supported music streaming service Spotify Free got more hits than they bargained for, according to numerous reports.

Malware researcher Lukas Stefanko will be online on Reddit

WeLiveSecurity author and ESET researcher Lukas Stefanko will be answering questions about Android malware on Reddits‘ popular Subreddit r/IamA.

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