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Historic Black Friday online safety advice

If you are getting ready to hunt for online deals this Black Friday, here are a few tips that will help you keep attackers away from your hard earned money.

Organizations ‘not doing enough’ to prevent data breaches

Organizations need to do more to prevent themselves from experiencing data breaches, as many people are of the opinion that not enough is currently being done.

MailChimp accounts hacked to spam out malicious emails

Hackers broke into the MailChimp accounts of some businesses, and send out malicious invoice emails to subscribers… but that doesn’t mean that MailChimp suffered a serious security breach.

Once again, two-factor authentication could have saved users’ bacon.

Get Safe Online warns of Amazon email scam

Amazon customers are the latest victims of an email scam, warns Get Safe Online.

Siemens-branded CCTV webcams require urgent firmware patch

Your business’s CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.

Michigan State University experiences data breach

Michigan State University has experienced a data breach, which it said took place on November 13th.

The odd, 8-year legacy of the Conficker worm

The Conficker worm was huge news when it emerged towards the end of 2008, exploiting millions of Windows devices. Today, it remains one of the most pervasive malware families around the globe.

Three mobile network experiences data breach

UK mobile company Three has fallen victim to a major data breach, with up to six million customers reported to have been affected.

WhatsApp to offer encrypted video calling

WhatsApp is to add encrypted video calling to its service on Monday, as it continues to bolsters security on the app.

New airline scam promises free Emirates flight tickets

A new airline scam is promising people free Emirates flight tickets if they take part in a “fast survey”, ESET’s Denise Giusto Bilić reports.

Teenager admits to TalkTalk cyberattack offenses

A teenager has admitted being behind last year’s TalkTalk cyberattack, explaining he compromised the company’s website to “show off” to his friends.

Adobe fined $1 million for 2013 data breach

The financial repercussions of a data breach have been highlighted by the $1 million fine handed out to Adobe Systems for a 2013 security incident.

Sednit: A very digested read

This feature offers a very digested read of ESET’s trilogy of research papers on Sednit, one of the most notorious groups of cyberattackers in the world.

ICO concerned about privacy protection on WhatsApp/Facebook

Concerns over unprotected customer data sharing on WhatsApp and Facebook results in UK Information Commissioner threatening to enforce action.

Apple ID smishing evolves to lure more victims

Smishing is nothing new. But that doesn’t mean that the criminals hell bent on stealing Apple ID password are resting on their laurels.

Google fixes Safe Browsing security loophole

Google has announced new measures that resolve a security loophole that allows certain websites to circumnavigate its Safe Browsing service.

Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware

Tesco Bank, which recently saw thousands of its customers lose funds to cybercriminals, has been found on the target list of the so-called Retefe malware.

Careers in fighting cybercrime

Interested in a career where you get to fight cybercrime on a daily basis? ESET’s senior research fellow David Harley takes a look at some key things.

Secure your router: How to help prevent the next internet takedown

Secure your router, says ESET’s Lysa Myers. It can help protect all of your connected devices while they are in your home.

Targeted online guessing ‘a major threat to online security’

Targeted online guessing represents a major threat to online security, according to new research.

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