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Virtual skyscraper Cyphinx hopes to find cyber talent

A 3D skyscraper has been developed to help the Cyber Security Challenge find the next generation of cyber talent.

UK parents ‘want minimum age for smartphone ownership’

A survey has found that most parents in the UK are keen to see a minimum age introduced for smartphone ownership.

Viruses, bulletins, surveys, and gender: hashtag #VB2015

Virus Bulletin 2015 in Prague could be the biggest ever, a great place to discover the latest developments in malware protection and information security, and address issues like the infosec skills gap.

Vulnerable medical equipment details disclosed online

Vulnerable hospital equipment details can be found online, two security researchers have found.

Compromised Uber accounts ‘being used in China’

It has been reported that compromised Uber accounts are being used by criminals in China.

ESET Presentations at Virus Bulletin 2015

Some of the good things in store for those attending Virus Bulletin 2015.

DHS working on ‘self-destructing’ security chip for smartphones

A security chip that self-protects the device it is embedded in is being developed by the Department for Homeland Security.

Virus Bulletin small talk: Diversity in tech

Ahead of next week’s Virus Bulletin conference, ESET’s Lysa Myers offers a teaser of what to expect of her “small talk” with colleague Stephen Cobb.

Why parents must teach their children about internet security

Children as young as five are surfing the web on a daily basis, but are parents doing enough to educate them on the dangers of the online world? We investigate.

iOS 9 security flaw lets attackers access device through Siri

Apple’s iOS 9 contains a security flaw that lets cybercriminals gain limited access to a device through Siri.

Criminals, linguistics, literacy and attribution

Linguistics and some form of textual analysis can be helpful in analysing malware and scams. Regional attribution, though, still requires caution.

Global information security spend grows by 5% in 2015

Gartner reveals that spending on information security across the world will have increased by 4.7% by the end of this year.

90% of large businesses in the UK experienced data breach

UK businesses need to protect themselves from cybercrime, as government data reveals that up to 90 percent of major businesses in the country experienced an attack in 2014.

7 years of Android: A painful journey to world dominance

Exactly seven years ago to the day (September 23rd), after much speculation, Google finally lifted the lid on its secret project, one which would go onto change the mobile world.

Google Drive security boost for paying customers

Google has announced that organizations that pay for Google Drive will reap the benefits of a more secure platform.

Android trojan drops in, despite Google’s Bouncer

ESET recently discovered an interesting stealth attack on Android users, an app that is a regular game but with an interesting addition: the application was bundled with another application.

Update Flash now! Adobe releases patch, fixing critical security holes

It’s time to update Flash once again, and don’t forget to reduce the attack surface by enabling “Click to Play”… or uninstall it altogether.

Apple removes hundreds of malicious apps after major malware attack

Apple has removed more than 300 malicious apps after confirming the first major breach to its iOS app store.

UK’s NCA calls for global approach to cybercrime

An international effort between security organizations is needed to fight cybercrime, says the UK’s National Crime Agency.

The evolution of ransomware: From PC Cyborg to a service for sale

A look back at how ransomware – a type of malware used mostly for hijacking user data – has evolved from the days of PC Cyborg to today’s service for sale.

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