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NHS increasingly being targeted by ransomware attacks

NHS hospitals in England are increasingly being targeted with ransomware attacks, according to an investigation by the i newspaper.

Security fatigue is preventing us from being safe online

Individuals are demonstrating security fatigue when it comes to protecting themselves online, increasing their risk of being compromised by a cyberattack.

Ransomware: Expert advice on how to keep safe and secure

ESET’s Lysa Myers offers a detailed and comprehensive overview on how to stay safe against ransomware attacks, a threat that is growing in prominence.

Cybercrime in Canada: The impact on SMBs

A new survey, conducted by Ipsos and sponsored by ESET, finds that one in four Canadian SMBs with yearly revenues of $10 million or more have been hit by a cyberattack.

TalkTalk receives record fine for security failings that resulted in 2015 cyberattack

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) hits TalkTalk with record fine for failing to take basic security measures to protect customer information.

Our insulin pumps could be hacked, warns Johnson & Johnson

The Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump contains vulnerabilities that could be exploited by a malicious attacker to remotely trigger an insulin injection.

How to handle multiple devices and passwords at once

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of devices and passwords you have to manage and remember? Here are four top tips how to help handle this tech overload.

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.

DDoS attacks ‘consistent, relentless and damaging’ to organizations

Consistent and relentless DDoS attacks are causing “real damage” to organizations around the world, with the number of affected enterprises on the rise.

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.

Organizations ‘need to deliver social engineering training’

More focus on how to spot social engineering attacks is needed in organizations, according to expert Jenny Radcliffe.

Do you know how to steer away from online banking trouble?

As European Cyber Security Month gets underway, ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič offers some top tips when it comes to safe and secure online banking.

Cybersecurity ‘no longer a technical issue’

Cybersecurity has gone from being a technical issue to one that needs consideration and leadership at a board level, according to an expert.

How do you work out a country’s level of cybersecurity?

The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) measures a nation’s commitment to cybersecurity and encourages countries to take the issue more seriously.

Flashback Friday: SQL Slammer

Within a few hours of being released in the winter of 2003, SQL Slammer had brought the internet to something of a standstill. We look back at this notable worm.

Growth of cybercrime is ‘ruthless’

Cybercrime has established itself as a permanent fixture in 21st century life, with the number of incidents and victims continuing to rise with dogged determination.

Krebs’ website remains online following massive DDoS attack

Brian Krebs’ website appears be to be holding up, following what has been described as “one of the biggest web attacks ever seen”.

What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

Pippa Middleton is the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen.

Have you properly secured your iCloud account?

DDoS robots for the masses: IoT security comes of age

IoT security matters more than ever, explains ESET’s Cameron Camp, as the technology, which offers us so much, is vulnerable to attack from cybercriminals.

USBee: how to spy on an isolated system with a USB

USBee is a form of “air gap attack”. It uses a USB device to transmit the information the attacker wants to steal at frequencies between 240 and 480Mhz.

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