60,000 Android apps were removed from Google’s Play app store this February. Categories such as personalization (ringtone apps) were targeted heavily, with 12,277 deletions.
Emailed wedding invitations have popped back up as a way to distribute malware Will this tactic join other malware-email staples like malicious tax season messages.
Malicious spam may still be spreading across Yahoo! Mail accounts. We show you how to turn on the added verification process that Yahoo! offers.
The new ESET blog format must be striking a real chord with people. At any rate, job offers are just pouring in. Except that they don't seem to be jobs for security bloggers, or for web developers like the team that maintains this site.
Answers to common questions about tax season scams in America and advice about fending off the malicious activity that seeks to exploit tax matters.
Below, you can see the textual part of a bank phishing email I received today (it also contained a Smile logo, which was the only graphical content). Here’s the message text from the phishing email: Dear Account Holder, Do you know that with Smile Internet banking, you can eliminate the cost of receiving and transferring
An invite to a conference in California proves to be a scam, and a very similar spam claims the very same conference is taking place in New York in March.
In a world where nothing seems to be constant but change, it's good to know that there are, in fact, some things that change fairly slowly. Unfortunately, readiness to believe and spread hoaxes is one of them.
Money for nothing? Don't believe it: a variation on the Mystery Shopper scam that misuses the Pinecone Research brand.
Two rough and ready phishing emails that nevertheless tell us a great deal about the social engineering underlying more sophisticated, graphic-rich scams.
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined two owners of a marketing company £440,000 ($713,000) for bombarding the public with millions of unlawful spam texts over a period of three years. It’s the first time that the ICO has used its power to issue a monetary penalty for a serious breach of the UK Privacy
Many of us now buy goods and services online for the convenience and savings. The experts at ESET put together this guide to safer online shopping so you get the goods you want, and no nasty surprises. Tune your shopping machine Like the tune-up your car gets before a long drive, your laptop may need
Tempted to invest in colour diamonds or collectible bottles of wine? That irresistible offer could be a boiler room scam.
Not all premium scam alerts are useful, but that doesn't mean that premium rate telephone scams aren't a significant problem.
New variations on the 'pay us to fix your non-existent viruses' scam: Windows Indexing, the Frost Virus, and scam globalization.
Even if you really do have an infected system, it doesn't mean that anyone who rings out of the blue knows as much about you and your PC as they want you to think.
Phishing scams and online shopping. Part 2 of a three-part article on phishing scams old and new, and some of the ways to recognize the baited hook.
As you may know, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month in America, which is a good time to ask yourself how aware you are when it comes to threats to your digital devices and personal information.
As the Better Business Bureau recently warned, scam artists are gearing up for the Presidential election season. So what pitfalls do consumers face during the final stretch of campaigning, on computers and on the phone? Recently, we’ve seen examples of phony phone calls, phony websites seeking donations, and there may be more to come. Regular
More on the Gaelic ransomware, and how to spot ransomware in your own language, even if you aren't Irish.