As Election Day draws near, here's a snapshot of how this election cycle is faring in the hands of the would-be digitally meddlesome
Archives - October 2020
Just in time for Halloween, we look at the haunting reality of data breaches and highlight five tales that spooked not only the cyber-world
The patch for the critical flaw that allows malware to spread across machines without any user interaction was released months ago
Better IoT security and data protection are long overdue. Will they go from an afterthought to everyone's priority any time soon?
A view of the Q3 2020 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts
In-game chats were flooded with messages from somebody who tried to coerce players into subscribing to a dubious YouTube channel
Why are connected medical devices vulnerable to attack and how likely are they to get hacked? Here are five digital chinks in the armor.
Scammers even run their own dark-web “travel agencies”, misusing stolen loyalty points and credit card numbers
In addition to patching the actively exploited bug, the update also brings fixes for another four security loopholes
What are some of the key security risks to be aware of when using USB flash drives and how can you mitigate the threats?
The flaws, neither of which is being actively exploited, were fixed mere days after the monthly Patch Tuesday rollout
School closings and more screen time can ultimately put children at an increased risk of being kidnapped by strangers they met online
You don’t need a degree in cybersecurity or a bottomless budget to do the security basics well – here are five things that will get you on the right track
The videoconferencing platform is making the feature available to users of both free and paid tiers
Some footage has already appeared on adult sites, with cybercriminals offering lifetime access to the entire loot for US$150
Bad actors have accessed US elections support systems, although there's no evidence to suggest that election data has been compromised, say FBI and CISA
Throughout its monitoring, ESET analyzed thousands of malicious samples every month to help this effort
Five ethical hackers have earned almost US$300,000 in bug bounty rewards – so far
It may be impossible to delete your personal information from Houseparty and other social media services – despite privacy legislation!
The feature is part of the browser's security improvements that were first built into its desktop version