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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.

Mr. Robot security recap: 10 lessons learned from Season 02

Cybersecurity and hacking play a leading role in the series, so with Mr. Robot season 02 almost over, we want to do a reality check on the scenarios we saw.

8 years of Android: malware, malicious apps, and how to stay safe

At eight years old, Android is hugely popular. Both with users and attackers.

Half a billion Yahoo users victim to ‘biggest data breach in history’

Yahoo has confirmed that half a billion users may have had their data stolen in what has been described as the ‘biggest data breach in history.’

Book of Eli: African targeted attacks

ESET’s latest research analyzes a piece of malware active since 2012, but which has targeted one specific country – Libya.

5 simple ways you can protect yourself from phishing attacks

With these top tips, you should have no trouble in keeping yourself protected against all sorts of phishing attacks.

Tesla Model S hacked from 12 miles away

A team of researchers was able to hack the controls of a Tesla Model S from a distance of 12 miles – adjusting the mirrors, locks and even slamming on the brakes.

Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

An increase in the number of cyberattacks and growing awareness of the threat has made cybersecurity a key boardroom level consideration.

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