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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.

Snowden: 4 big security and privacy assumptions he undermined

ESET’s Stephen Cobb explains the four significant security and privacy assumptions that Snowden’s actions, and the resulting revelations, have undermined.

Internet of targets: Webcams and routers in the crosshairs of bad guys

Video rules the internet today and webcams are built into practically every new laptop, smartphone and tablet. It’s important to keep them secure.

WADA cyberattack compromises agency’s database

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revealed that it was the victim of a cyberattack, which it has attributed to the Russian cyber espionage group, Tsar Team (APT28).

How encryption molded crypto-ransomware

Recently ESET has seen significantly increasing volumes of a particular type of ransomware known as crypto-ransomware, reports Cassius Puodzius.

Security takes a backseat for uninterrupted, video game marathons

New research from ESET, which polled over 500 gamers, has found that 6% of gamers have spent around a full-day immersed in a video game.

At what age should kids be able to access online services?

In this article, ESET’s Miguel Ángel Mendoza asks: “At what age should kids be able to access online services?”

Google to draw attention to insecure HTTP websites

Google is looking to deliver even greater transparency when it comes to online security by identifying publicly – or “marking”, as it puts it – websites that are not as secure as they should be.

Grace Hopper: Computer bugs & the language of programming

WeLiveSecurity takes a look back at the life of the programming pioneer US Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, who changed the world of technology.

How to avoid certificate pinning in the latest versions of Android

In this feature, ESET’s Denise Giusto Bilić offers a detailed overview as to how to avoid certificate pinning in the latest versions of Android.

Business security: Securing your data weak points

One of the biggest problems to overcome for business security is trying to work out what areas you need to secure, explains ESET’s Mark James.

The economics of ransomware recovery

When it comes to ransomware, the question of ‘to pay or not to pay’ is the source of some debate. WeLiveSecurity takes a closer look at the economics.

OPM criticized for 2015 major data breach shortcomings

OPM has been criticized by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for security shortcomings, which contributed to 2015’s major data breach.

School ransomware: A threat to be aware of

Ransomware that targets schools is a threat that needs to be understood, explains ESET’s Lysa Myers. Top cybersecurity efforts are needed to keep it at bay.

Variety confirms CMS hijack by hacking collective OurMine

Variety has confirmed that its content management system (CMS) was hijacked on the weekend by the hacking collective OurMine.

CEO fraud: How to stay protected against this modern day deception

Be wary of CEO fraud, a modern take on deception specifically designed to trick you into doing something that you think you have permission to do.

18 years of Googling: Malware can still be just one click away

18 years of Googling is certainly something to behold, but on this anniversary, ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič is keen to highlight the cybersecurity threat.

Financial cybersecurity ‘needs to be a key agenda item at G20’

Improving financial cybersecurity at an international level must be a key agenda item at the G20 Summit in China this month (September 4th-5th).

TorrentLocker: Crypto-ransomware still active, using same tactics

ESET has carried out analysis of new samples of the crypto-ransomware family TorrentLocker, to compare the 2016 campaigns against its research in late 2014.

VMworld: The year of the developer

At VMworld there are a bewildering number of technologies trying to integrate in order to provide your data to entire networks, reports ESET’s Cameron Camp.

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