This piece looks at the five threats online gamers face and what they can do to protect themselves. It's important to be wary of these to stay safe and secure.
Archives - August 2016
VMworld this year feels like a confessional – operators coming clean about their lack of data visibility, heads hung in shame, says ESET's Cameron Camp.
During the last hours, OSX/Keydnap was distributed on a trusted website, which turned out to be “something else”. It spread via a recompiled version of the otherwise legitimate open source BitTorrent client application Transmission and distributed on their official website.
21st century cybercriminals are more sophisticated, daring and organized than ever. The threat landscape has evolved.
From login credentials to notifications, tracking and ads, ESET's Lysa Myers explains how you can give your social media security a boost.
Detected by ESET as Android/Twitoor, this malware is unique because of its resilience mechanism. Instead of being controlled by a traditional command-and-control server, it receives instructions via tweets.
Avid Life Media (ALM), recently rebranded as Ruby Corp, has been heavily criticized for its lax cybersecurity measures, which contributed to the Ashley Madison data breach.
If you happy to be a parent that is less than cyber-savvy, worry not, WeLiveSecurity is on hand. It's all about good password hygiene.
More than 800,000 usernames, email addresses, and birth dates are thought to have been stolen by hackers from online forums run by Epic Games.
Is it always wrong to pay up when hit by a ransomware attack? ESET's David Harley explores.
Infosec is a technical discipline, but it also requires good, skilled cybersecurity professionals. We take a look at the bigger picture.
The operators of the notorious trojan downloader Nemucod seem to have stepped up their game, serving their victims with ransomware and ad-clickers.
The City of London Police has confirmed the arrest of a 32-year-old employee in connection with a high-profile data breach at Sage.
If you try to visit the NSA’s website right now, you’re in for a big disappointment.
On the morning of Friday August 12th, ESET researchers noticed a huge outbreak of a new Spy.Banker variant, detected as Spy.Banker.ADEA. It happened at around 12pm CET.
Santiago Sassone, a senior corporate communications specialist, on why security is a transversal issue for video games development.
The Security of Things is set to become a key feature in the fight against cybercriminals, according to a new report by ENISA.
The latest high-profile data breach at Sage has highlighted the importance of investing in a high-quality cybersecurity program to keep safe from internal threats.
Professional gamers offer their insight into video game safety, helping players all over the world stay safe and secure from cybercriminal activity.
ESET researchers have spotted fake patch apps for Android – probably the first ever malicious mobile apps masquerading as a patch for a recently discovered vulnerability.