A look back at how ransomware – a type of malware used mostly for hijacking user data – has evolved from the days of PC Cyborg to today's service for sale.
Archives - September 2015
Every now and again, ESET comes across an attack that "stands out". Odlanor malware fits that bill - this unique trojan targets players of online poker.
A security expert has found a vulnerability on iOS devices that allows malware to be installed via AirDrop.
A second Russian man has admitted that he was part of a group of cybercriminals that carried out the largest data breach in US history.
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated how easy it is to bypass Android lockscreen security.
An expert says that a $60 homemade laser kit can be used to disable driverless cars, by convincing its sensors that phantom objects are in its way.
Online banking from the comfort of your own home makes life much easier, but you may still be at risk of cybercrime. We look at how to stay safe.
With the annual Executive Women’s Forum conference in Arizona on the horizon, Lysa Myers looks at the importance of having more women in technology posts.
The UK has become the number one target for cybercriminals, with its businesses increasingly under attack.
General Motors has spent up to five years fixing a security vulnerability that left millions of cars susceptible to being hacked.
Apple has announced that iOS 9 will launch on September 16th. The updated operating system will have even greater security features, including a stronger passcode and improved 2FA.
The latest ESET discovery of the first known Android lock-screen-type ransomware that spreads in the wild and sets the phone's PIN lock is examined.
A finance expert says that cybercrime is a major worry for American citizens. And, with up to one billion data records breached in the US alone last year, there is a lot to be concerned about.
A cybercriminal has stolen and used “security sensitive information” from Mozilla’s Bugzilla to launch attacks on Firefox users, it has been revealed.
A few days ago, CSIS published details about new Carbanak samples found in the wild. In this blog we examine the latest developments in the Carbanak story.
Be on the lookout for copycat social media accounts which may be attempting to lead your customers astray.
Over the last few weeks we’ve seen an increase in fake vouchers being spread via WhatsApp. This scam has all the hallmarks of a global campaign.
Match.com becomes the latest dating website to be targeted by cybercriminals, with experts finding that it has been subjected to a malvertising attack.
From its relatively simplistic and niche origins, webinjects have advanced significantly in recent years to become a more sophisticated beast.
A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack puts the Greater Manchester Police website offline twice, with a Twitter user allegedly from Lithuania claiming responsibility.