What is a potentially unwanted application (PUA)? This paper gives some examples of “potentially unwanted” and “potentially unsafe” applications, explaining how they differ from out-and-out malware.
This paper consolidates information published By ESET and Group-IB researchers on Russian malware that attacks Russian RBS (Remote Banking Systems) transactions: now updated to version 1.1 to include additional material.
If you know you need to back up your data but you’re not sure how to do it, here’s a practical guide on how to get started.
A comprehensive analysis of Win32/Hodprot, one of the families of malware most used in banking fraud in Russia and its neighbours.
A comprehensive analysis of the TDSS/Olmarik/Alureon family, which has learned some radical new tricks. Updated to include information on a new plugin making radical changes to Olmarik’s botnet.
As if fake anti-virus products weren’t bad enough, nowadays we have unsolicited phone-calls from fake AV helpdesks. ESET researchers tell you pdf about support scams.
Version 1.31 of a comprehensive analysis of the Stuxnet phenomenon, updated to add pointers to additional resources. This is probably the last update of the document, but further relevant resources will be added to a list here.
Researchers from ESET’s Laboratories in Latin America summarize the main trends anticipated for 2011 in malicious programs and antivirus security.
Written in the form of a personal retrospective, this paper compares the earliest days of PC computer viruses with today’s threats, as well as provides a glimpse into the origins of the computer anti-virus industry.