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Siemens-branded CCTV webcams require urgent firmware patch

Your business’s CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.

Michigan State University experiences data breach

Michigan State University has experienced a data breach, which it said took place on November 13th.

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.

Three mobile network experiences data breach

UK mobile company Three has fallen victim to a major data breach, with up to six million customers reported to have been affected.

WhatsApp to offer encrypted video calling

WhatsApp is to add encrypted video calling to its service on Monday, as it continues to bolsters security on the app.

New airline scam promises free Emirates flight tickets

A new airline scam is promising people free Emirates flight tickets if they take part in a “fast survey”, ESET’s Denise Giusto Bilić reports.

Teenager admits to TalkTalk cyberattack

A teenager has admitted being behind last year’s TalkTalk cyberattack, explaining he compromised the company’s website to “show off” to his friends.

Adobe fined $1 million for 2013 data breach

The financial repercussions of a data breach have been highlighted by the $1 million fine handed out to Adobe Systems for a 2013 security incident.

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.

ICO concerned about privacy protection on WhatsApp/Facebook

Concerns over unprotected customer data sharing on WhatsApp and Facebook results in UK Information Commissioner threatening to enforce action.

Apple ID smishing evolves to lure more victims

Smishing is nothing new. But that doesn’t mean that the criminals hell bent on stealing Apple ID password are resting on their laurels.

Google fixes Safe Browsing security loophole

Google has announced new measures that resolve a security loophole that allows certain websites to circumnavigate its Safe Browsing service.

Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware

Tesco Bank, which recently saw thousands of its customers lose funds to cybercriminals, has been found on the target list of the so-called Retefe malware.

Careers in fighting cybercrime

Interested in a career where you get to fight cybercrime on a daily basis? ESET’s senior research fellow David Harley takes a look at some key things.

Secure your router: How to help prevent the next internet takedown

Secure your router, says ESET’s Lysa Myers. It can help protect all of your connected devices while they are in your home.

Targeted online guessing ‘a major threat to online security’

Targeted online guessing represents a major threat to online security, according to new research.

How to do an APK Analysis Using AppMon

There are a great many tools available to help quickly analyze the behavior of mobile malware samples. In the case of Android, one such app is AppMon.

Colossal DDoS attack in Liberia wipes majority of country offline

Liberia has been hit with a harmful DDoS attack yet, with most of its residents unable to get online. The Mirai botnet is the cause.

I can see your texts: A deep dive into SMS/messaging clients, security, and privacy

ESET’s Michael Aguilar takes a deep dive into SMS/messaging clients, security, and privacy.

William Hill website hit with DDoS attack

UK-based bookmaker William Hill has been hit with a DDoS attack, preventing many of its customers from being able to access its main website.

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