Researchers from MIT’s CSAIL have developed an artificial intelligence platform that can ‘predict 85% of cyberattacks’ so long as it benefits from human input.
Archives - April 2016
Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes a detailed look at a new video scam sweeping Facebook and the return of a data-stealing malware dubbed Qbot.
How secure is the healthcare ecosystem? Following a recent spate of breaches in the sector, we set out to determine the state of its cybersecurity.
Apple customers are prime targets for cyberattacks as they are more likely to have a high disposable income, a security expert has suggested.
My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam, which is infecting accounts around the world with a very high rate of success.
Security researchers have detected a new, updated strain of the data-stealing trojan Qbot that is “harder to detect and intercept”.
California hospital pays the largest sum per plaintiff in history for its inability to secure the patients’ medical data.
The personal information of 44,000 FDIC customers has been breached by a former employee, who left the agency carrying the data on a personal storage device.
Recently, FBI director James Comey revealed that he covers his webcam with tape to protect his privacy. It begs the question: How do you protect your webcam?
Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes an in-depth look at how the ransomware dubbed Locky is infiltrating computer systems.
Despite the fact that there haven’t been any security updates or patches rolled out for Windows XP – with some industrial solutions being the exception – the system still runs on almost every tenth computer worldwide.
More than half of the Turkish population could have their personal details exposed in a massive new data breach.
One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, it is no longer active. ESET, in collaboration with the Cyber Police of Ukraine and CyS Centrum LLC, have taken down the botnet, stopping its spamming activities.
Researchers in Israel have come across a new way of exploiting the Stagefright vulnerability that was uncovered last year, and which affects the library that Android uses to analyze multimedia files.
Recently, we’ve observed a new wave of scams on Facebook. Crooks are luring social network users to visit bogus Ray-Ban e-shops and buy heavily discounted sunglasses there. Victims’ payment card details are at risk.
WhatsApp users will now benefit from more secure conversations, after the company announced it has turned on full end-to-end encryption.
The Trump Hotel Collection has once again suffered a data breach, according to a security expert.
David Harley, a senior research fellow at ESET, offers expert answers to six important questions that concern vulnerabilities, exploits and patches.
A ransomware alert has been issued by the US and Canada to ensure that individuals and organizations are aware of the threat posed by this type of malicious software.
In recent months, there has been a significant increase in the number of networks and users affected by ransomware known as Locky, discusses ESET's Diego Perez.