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Security is ‘easy’: Just ask someone at RSA

This year RSA is drowning in buzzword-laden security startups. If you’ve got a next-gen cloud-enabled startup that catches 100% of zero days no has even thought of yet, there’s an RSA booth for you. No track record? No problem. Not sure whether it’s hardware or software? No problem. The problem is that real security is really hard.

Managing agile virtual machine security across the enterprise: A closer look

It is important to understand how and when an agile approach to deploying your network defenses in real-time should be performed, says ESET’s Cameron Camp.

IRS issues warning to HR professionals over phishing scam

Less than a month after it “renewed a consumer alert” for phishing scams, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US has delivered another warning aimed this time at payroll and human resources professionals.

RSA: Can crypto save your life?

Is there such a thing as security technology that is too good? ESET’s Cameron Camp, who is in attendance at RSA, discusses further.

Snapchat staff payroll data leaked in phishing scam

Snapchat has said that is “impossibly sorry” after a data leak exposed payroll information for some of its current and former employees.

Super Tuesday is still offline. What’s the catch?

Even though the US is among the most technologically advanced nations in the world, most of its voters cannot cast their ballots online. Is internet voting a risk? Ondrej Kubovič reports.

5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

ESET’s Pablo Ramos takes a closer a look at the most common threats facing companies today and the impact that they can have.

The security review: porn clicker trojans at Google Play

Highlights from the past seven days in information security include porn clicker trojans at Google Play, digital childhoods and the security/privacy debate.

UC Berkeley hit with another cyberattack

UC Berkeley has revealed that it was the victim of a major cyberattack, affecting up to 80,000 current and former members of staff and students.

Razzies for malware: These were the worst performances of the year

Just as audiences have suffered from bad movie craftsmanship, IT users have had to endure the consequences of the malicious work done by malware authors. Welcome to Razzies for malware.

Why cybercrime isn’t fun and (video) games

Research shows that the average age of cybercrime suspects last year was just 17 years-old. We Live Security asks why, and suggests how you can protect your child.

Identity theft accounts for ‘majority of data breaches’

Theft of identities along with personal information still accounts for the majority of data breaches, a new global survey by Gemalto has found.

ESET expert: Google Play porn clicker ‘is a truly large-scale campaign’

Google Play porn clicker campaign: A single family of malicious apps masquerading as popular games or apps, designed to bypass Google’s security checks.

Porn clicker trojans keep flooding Google Play

ESET researchers have found 343 malicious porn clicker trojans on Google Play over the last seven months – and their numbers keep rising.

Porn clicker trojans at Google Play: An analysis

ESET researchers have found a large campaign of malicious porn clicker type apps on Google Play. These trojans belong to a single family of malicious apps masquerading as popular games and/or applications. They are designed and systematically modified to bypass Google’s security checks.

Privacy and security ‘war’ must come to an end

Cybersecurity experts are joining forces with government officials to try and “end the war between privacy and security”, it has been revealed.

The industrialization of cybercrime may be upon us

We are slowly seeing the industrialization of cybercrime according to an expert. Dr. Adrian Nish, head of cyber threat intelligence at BAE Systems, said that cybercriminals are becoming more “professionalized”.

Digital childhoods: How different nations bring up their kids

ESET has looked deeper into what parents in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Russia regard as the appropriate age for digital activities.

4 internet-savvy countries agree: Kids go digital too early

Online surveys by ESET show that a majority of parents in Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States are not at all happy about their children going digital too early.

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