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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.

QuadRooter vulnerabilities leaves 900 million Android devices at risk of attack

Over 900 million Android smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to cyberattacks, as they contain a set of four vulnerabilities dubbed QuadRooter.

Old Facebook scam gets ready for new boost

ESET researchers are warning about a Facebook scam that spreads fake terror news to trick victims into disclosing their Facebook credentials.

Microsoft says patch your Windows PCs now against critical security vulnerabilities

Don’t rest on your laurels. Patch your vulnerable computer systems now.

Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware

The trojan downloader Nemucod is back with a new campaign. However, it has changed the payload served to its victims – ransomware is not its go-to malware.

Car hacking: Defcon style

This year at Defcon, the car hacking village is bigger than ever, says Cameron Camp. Key observation? The tools are getting better.

NIST: It’s time move on from SMS 2FA

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the US Department of Commerce, it is time to move on from SMS 2FA.

Black Hat 2016: When middleware takes over the world

In years past at Black Hat here in Las Vegas, there was row after row of hardware, then, in later years, row after row of software – Now there’s row after row of middleware.

Afraid someone is misusing your webcam?

If you want to know which programs are actively using your webcam, here is a short guide from ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič to help you out.

Big spike in card fraud in Europe

There was a notable spike in card fraud in Europe last year, with the UK the worst hit, according to new data from FICO.

Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

ESET researchers have discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team has since removed them.

Yahoo looks into major data breach claims

Yahoo is looking into claims that it has become the latest high-profile victim of a major data breach. It is thought up to 200 million accounts are affected.

Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

What car hacking researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have discovered is worrying enough. But it sends a shudder down the spine to even contemplate how much worse things could be.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: The safe way to obtain tickets online

Don’t get fooled by criminals before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, says ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič. These sporting events are a prime target for fraudsters.

Android users to receive notifications when new devices added to account

Android users will receive push notifications on their smartphone, alerting them to a new device being added to their account, Google has announced.

Barclays launches voice recognition technology for telephone banking

When it comes to telephone banking, Barclays is looking to lead the way by enabling voice recognition technology for all of its customers.

Get rid of these undesirable ‘friends’ on this popular social network

In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable ‘friends’ on Facebook.

The 10 Security Commandments for every SysAdmin

Celebrating the 17th annual SysAdmin Day, we recognize their dedication and workplace contributions and want to show appreciation for their talent.

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