October 2017

Securing printed data in the ‘paperless’ office

Just as there are ways to audit, manage and protect electronic documents, there are ways to manage printed documents, too.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Twitter Chats

We’ve gathered our own thoughts on the topics chosen each week for this short series of blogs that will be published twice a week.

DoubleLocker Android ransomware explained

The infection mechanism works well – which is crucial for determining how big of a deal a piece of malware is.

WPA2 security issues pose serious Wi-Fi safety questions

‘KRACK’ or Key Reinstallation AttaCK, as it has been labeled, means third parties could eavesdrop on a network meaning private conversations would no longer be private.

Product Testing: Simulation, dissimulation, exasperation

Malware simulators are not an appropriate basis for testing product detection capabilities.

DoubleLocker: Innovative Android Ransomware

DoubleLocker can change the device’s PIN, preventing victims from accessing their devices, and also encrypts the data it finds in them – a combination that has not been seen previously in the Android ecosystem.

Five cool things happening for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month and its events have become top of mind for people and businesses in recent years, given the staggering number of recent data breaches and global ransomware attacks.

Is your SME ready for GDPR?

The countdown is on. In just over eight months’ time, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force and this will have huge implications for businesses.

Canadian SMBs: How technology can help you have a better start in business

A recent Ipsos survey, found that only 26 per cent of Canadian SMBs feel very confident that their business and its information is safe from cyberattacks

Ada Lovelace Day: celebrating women in technology

By the 1800s, long before the famous Enigma machine and military computerization to decipher codes, a Victorian woman trapped in a patriarchal world, glimpsed the potential reach of computing and the change it would impose on humanity.

Cybersecurity in Asia Pacific

As the Asia Pacific region continues to grow, and adoption of digital technologies – by consumers and businesses – continues, the region is starting to appreciate how attractive it has become to cybercriminals.

It’s time that companies became more cyber-resilient

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility and organisations need to train staff to ensure they have a more empowered and security savvy workforce.

ESET at Virus Bulletin 2017

The annual Virus Bulletin International Conference takes place in Madrid, Spain this October and ESET will be well represented across the three-day event.

UK National Lottery knocked offline by DDoS attack

The UK National Lottery website and smartphone app are taken offline as a DDoS attack strikes.

Global Cyber Security Month 2017

European Cyber Security Month and similar events, give cybersecurity companies the opportunity to reach out to the masses and get them involved.

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