Every June, a select group of students from high schools and middle schools in San Diego County, California, get five days of intense education in the art of defending computer systems.
It’s National Small Business Week in the U.S. and, because properly protecting the digital assets of your small business could be vital to its success, here’s a cybersecurity survival guide.
Major themes of the 2015 RSA Conference: the degree to which the deployment of digital devices is outpacing our ability to deploy humans with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to secure data and systems.
Access to popular social media sites such as Twitter and YouTube has been shut down in Turkey, following a court ruling today.
Hillary Clinton might be in hot water after it is revealed that she never had an official email account, but was instead using a personal one. That’s potentially a breach of federal law, but it’s definitely a security risk.
It’s Safer Internet Day. But millions of devices which have not been designed with security in mind are connecting to the internet. Shouldn’t we be able to tell the manufacturers that enough is enough?
National Cyber Security Awareness Month happens every October and NCSAM 2014 has seen more events and resources than ever. This recorded webinar discusses the top topics of NCSAM 2014, from the shortage of skilled cybersecurity workers to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Do you trust the internet with your secrets? Perhaps you shouldn’t, even if you’re using an app which professes to “deliver anonymously” secrets to your friends, and their circles, without identifying you as the originator…
Welcome to the new ESET blog: We Live Security. In fact, We Live Security is a lot more than a blog: it contains the same great content you have enjoyed on blog.eset.com, but also includes new features and a wider range of content. For example, here’s a podcast talking about the new site, one of
The European cyber security agency ENISA said Internet Service Providers in the EU have failed to implement a set of best practice recommendations which have been in place for 13 years – which could reduce the scope of even the largest DDoS attacks.
Up to 2.4 million credit cards may have been compromised after St. Louis grocery chain Schnucks was targeted with malware, the chain revealed this week.
The biggest cyber security problem large companies face could be employees – a survey reveals that nine out of ten employees knowingly ignore or violate their company’s data policies.
An Oregon farm products company is suing its own bank to recover losses after a phishing attack saw $223,500 transferred to accounts in the Ukraine over a period of three days in 2010.
President Barack Obama proposed to increase Defense Department spending on cyber security to $4.7 billion this week – a rise of $800 million. This budget increase stands out against a background of broader Pentagon budget cuts.
Utility companies have been warned not to share information such as email addresses on company websites, after a spear-phishing attack on an American electricity company.
More than half of British companies could be at risk of cyber attack, after a survey found that IT departments had not begun the process of migrating from Windows XP- with just a year left before Microsoft stops offering support for the ageing OS.
Malware authors have a solid track record in regards to creative Command and Control protocols. We’ve seen peer-to-peer protocols, some custom (Sality), some standard (Win32/Storm uses the eDonkey P2P protocol). We’ve seen binary protocols (Win32/Peerfrag, aka Palevo). We’ve seen other custom protocols that leverage other standard protocols such as HTTP (Win32/Georbot), DNS (Morto)and IRC (Win32/AutoRun.IRCBot.AK),
For several years now, antivirus researchers have observed increasing efficiency and sophistication in malware development and distribution. At the start of 2012, I began using the term “industrialization of malware” to describe this phenomenon. I also drew a picture of the fictitious enterprise “Malware, Inc.” as a means of conveying the transformation that malware has