ESET has discovered a new wave of cyberattacks attacks against Ukraine’s electric power industry. Interesting, the malware that was used is not BlackEnergy.
Fraudsters are set to hit online advertisers hard this year, costing them $7.2 billion globally as a result of phony web traffic generated by bots, new research has found.
ESET’s Trends for 2016: (In)Security Everywhere report includes a review of the most important events of last year and outlines trends in cybercriminal activity and cyberthreats for 2016.
Before you jump into the virtualization migration process, there are a few things to consider, like security, explains ESET’s Miguel Angel Mendoza.
People’s choice of passwords continues to be a huge security risk, according to new research. SplashData’s annual Worst Passwords List finds ‘123456’ and ‘password’ continue to be the most common choice.
A new survey has revealed that when it comes to making a decision on information sharing and privacy, context plays an important part for many Americans.
Get Safe Online has launched a major new campaign in the UK to help raise awareness of the dangers of social engineering, as figures suggest more needs to be done to inform the public about this growing nuisance.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include an analysis of the BlackEnergy trojan and Microsoft’s decision to end support for older versions of Internet Explorer.
Firms in the legal sector are at risk of compromising information confidentiality because of poor data practices, according to new research by IS Decisions.
An attentive and tech-savvy mom, based in Colonie in New York, has been lauded by the police for helping uncover and bring an online predator to justice.
Corporations will take a much tougher approach to insider security threats by penalizing employees who “invite a data breach”, according to a new survey.
Critical security patches have been released for Microsoft and Adobe products. Have you installed them yet?
Reid Wightman, a security researcher, has discovered that internet-connected operational technology can ‘easily’ be attacked and damaged.
Data thieves need to receive tougher sentences, says Christopher Graham, the UK’s information commissioner, as this will be a more effective deterrent.
Wearable activity tracking devices like those made by Fitbit were one of the hottest gifts this past holiday season and it appears criminal hackers were paying attention, ESET’s Stephen Cobb reports.
With more of a whimper than a bang, Microsoft has followed up on its August 2014 promise to end support for older versions of Internet Explorer. As of today (January 12th, 2016), Microsoft will end support and security updates for several versions of Internet Explorer running on various versions of Windows.
Wearable devices bring us a whole world of technological innovation, yet at the same time it appears as though they also bring with them a serious security risk.
The final instalment in Cameron Camp’s security-focused coverage of CES 2016, looks at the future of drones. It’s all about augmented reality.