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Big spike in card fraud in Europe

There was a notable spike in card fraud in Europe last year, with the UK the worst hit, according to new data from FICO.

Fake Prisma apps found on Google Play

ESET researchers have discovered fake Prisma apps of different types, including several dangerous trojan downloaders. The Google Play security team has since removed them.

Yahoo looks into major data breach claims

Yahoo is looking into claims that it has become the latest high-profile victim of a major data breach. It is thought up to 200 million accounts are affected.

Car hacking at speed – where vulnerabilities turn from critical to fatal

What car hacking researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have discovered is worrying enough. But it sends a shudder down the spine to even contemplate how much worse things could be.

2016 Rio Olympic Games: The safe way to obtain tickets online

Don’t get fooled by criminals before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, says ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič. These sporting events are a prime target for fraudsters.

Android users to receive notifications when new devices added to account

Android users will receive push notifications on their smartphone, alerting them to a new device being added to their account, Google has announced.

Barclays launches voice recognition technology for telephone banking

When it comes to telephone banking, Barclays is looking to lead the way by enabling voice recognition technology for all of its customers.

Get rid of these undesirable ‘friends’ on this popular social network

In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable ‘friends’ on Facebook.

The 10 Security Commandments for every SysAdmin

Celebrating the 17th annual SysAdmin Day, we recognize their dedication and workplace contributions and want to show appreciation for their talent.

Security professionals ‘extremely concerned’ by cybercrime threat

Security professionals are more concerned than ever by the threat of cybercrime, according to new poll.

ISF publishes major update to its information security guide

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has published a major update to its Standard of Good Practice for Information Security.

5 highlights from the ‘Information Security Olympic Games’

In the spirit of this year’s Olympics, which is being held in Rio de Janeiro, we thought we’d host our own little information security Olympic Games.

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months.

Finland – hope in the fight against cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is an issue causing havoc in schools across the world, but a Finnish scheme created in 2009 is making a big difference.

Auto industry publishes first ever cybersecurity best practices

The auto industry has published its first set of cybersecurity best practices, as it attempts to combat rising and future threats facing the connected car.

Clash of Kings forum hacked, 1.6 million account details put at risk

Vulnerable version of vBulletin thought to be responsible for data breach which could impact almost 1.6 million game players.

The data protection dustbin: Safely disposing of personal data

When it comes to the disposing of hardware, businesses must take responsibility for ensuring personal data are safely removed, explains ESET’s David Harley.

Researching Mr. Robot, Elliot’s world, and cybersecurity at Comic-Con

At Comic-Con 2016, ESET’s Anna Keeve dives deep into the “real” world of Mr. Robot, has a VR adventure, and looks for cybersecurity clues in Elliot’s room.

APAC cybersecurity: Plenty of room for improvements

When it comes to APAC cybersecurity, there is room for improvement. In this feature we take a look at key trends across this region.

Cicis restaurant chain experiences data breach

Restaurant chain Cicis has released a statement informing customers of a data breach experienced in some of its restaurants across the US.

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