The importance of ensuring information security on critical infrastructure has been recognized for years, yet there are still cases that illustrate the need for improvement.
An 18-year-old man has been charged by British police in connection with an internet attack that saw Mumsnet hacked, users’ accounts breached, passwords stolen, and the site blasted offline.
Financial institutions need to put cybersecurity at the top of their agenda, according to a new report titled Cyber and the City.
Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes ESET releasing a new decryptor for TeslaCrypt ransomware, new revelations about a 2012 LinkedIn data breach and expert insight into Operation Groundbait.
Over 117 million emails and passwords belonging to LinkedIn members have been put online for sale, it has been revealed.
Metadata that is generated through phone calls discloses a significant amount of personal information, a new study from Stanford University in the US has found.
If your encrypted files had the extensions .xxx, .ttt, .micro, .mp3 or left unchanged, then ESET has good news for you.
After BlackEnergy and Operation Potao Express, ESET researchers have uncovered another cyberespionage operation in Ukraine: Operation Groundbait.
Jigsaw 2.0 is not fully-fledged ransomware, but it does try to feed off of ransomware’s current popularity amongst cybercriminals, writes ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič.
Many Android apps in Google Play are still not following best practice when it comes to authentication and authorization.
Incidents of cybercrime are on the rise, with a new study from PwC reporting it as the “only economic crime to have registered an increase”.
US government data say 45% curtail online activity due to privacy and security fears, which is sad but not surprising because we could see this coming.
A Norwegian-based watchdog has identified a breach of European data protection law by fitness tracking app, Runkeeper.
ESET’s Lysa Myers discusses audit logging and how it can help you track and identify security violations, performance problems, and flaws in applications.
Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes an online safety guide for families over the years, the repercussions of last year’s data breach at TalkTalk, and a warning from Adobe of a Flash zero-day vulnerability.
In contrast to the Eurovision contestants, malware writers try to make their creations as stealthy as possible. But thanks to unique behavior and sometimes even unintended showmanship of their malicious code, they end up in the limelight.
The UK-based telecommunications company TalkTalk has seen its profits more than halve, following last year’s “significant and sustained cyberattack”.