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ESET Research

HotPage: Story of a signed, vulnerable, ad-injecting driver

HotPage: Story of a signed, vulnerable, ad-injecting driver

ESET Research

HotPage: Story of a signed, vulnerable, ad-injecting driver

A study of a sophisticated Chinese browser injector that leaves more doors open!

Romain Dumont18 Jul 2024


Digital Security

Small but mighty: Top 5 pocket-sized gadgets to boost your ethical hacking skills

Small but mighty: Top 5 pocket-sized gadgets to boost your ethical hacking skills

Digital Security

Small but mighty: Top 5 pocket-sized gadgets to boost your ethical hacking skills

These five formidable bits of kit that can assist cyber-defenders in spotting chinks in corporate armors and help hobbyist hackers deepen their understanding of cybersecurity

David González Cuautle16 Jul 2024


Scams

Hello, is it me you’re looking for? How scammers get your phone number

Hello, is it me you’re looking for? How scammers get your phone number

Scams

Hello, is it me you’re looking for? How scammers get your phone number

Your humble phone number is more valuable than you may think. Here’s how it could fall into the wrong hands – and how you can help keep it out of the reach of fraudsters.

Márk Szabó15 Jul 2024


Video

Should ransomware payments be banned? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Should ransomware payments be banned? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

Should ransomware payments be banned? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Blanket bans on ransomware payments are a much-debated topic in cybersecurity and policy circles. What are the implications of outlawing the payments, and would the ban be effective?

Editor12 Jul 2024


Video, Internet of Things

Understanding IoT security risks and how to mitigate them | Cybersecurity podcast

Understanding IoT security risks and how to mitigate them | Cybersecurity podcast

Video, Internet of Things

Understanding IoT security risks and how to mitigate them | Cybersecurity podcast

As security challenges loom large on the IoT landscape, how can we effectively counter the risks of integrating our physical and digital worlds?

Editor10 Jul 2024


Scams

5 common Ticketmaster scams: How fraudsters steal the show

5 common Ticketmaster scams: How fraudsters steal the show

Scams

5 common Ticketmaster scams: How fraudsters steal the show

Scammers gonna scam scam scam, so before hunting for your tickets to a Taylor Swift gig or other in-demand events, learn how to stop fraudsters from leaving a blank space in your bank account

Phil Muncaster09 Jul 2024


Video

Social media and teen mental health – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Social media and teen mental health – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

Social media and teen mental health – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Social media sites are designed to make their users come back for more. Do laws restricting children's exposure to addictive social media feeds have teeth or are they a political gimmick?

Editor04 Jul 2024


Scams

No room for error: Don’t get stung by these common Booking.com scams

No room for error: Don’t get stung by these common Booking.com scams

Scams

No room for error: Don’t get stung by these common Booking.com scams

From sending phishing emails to posting fake listings, here’s how fraudsters hunt for victims while you’re booking your well-earned vacation

Christian Ali Bravo03 Jul 2024


We Live Progress

AI in the workplace: The good, the bad, and the algorithmic

AI in the workplace: The good, the bad, and the algorithmic

We Live Progress

AI in the workplace: The good, the bad, and the algorithmic

While AI can liberate us from tedious tasks and even eliminate human error, it's crucial to remember its weaknesses and the unique capabilities that humans bring to the table

Imogen Byers02 Jul 2024


Scams, Social Media

Hijacked: How hacked YouTube channels spread scams and malware

Hijacked: How hacked YouTube channels spread scams and malware

Scams, Social Media

Hijacked: How hacked YouTube channels spread scams and malware

Here’s how cybercriminals go after YouTube channels and use them as conduits for fraud – and what you should watch out for when watching videos on the platform

Christian Ali Bravo01 Jul 2024


Video

Key trends shaping the threat landscape in H1 2024 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Key trends shaping the threat landscape in H1 2024 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

Key trends shaping the threat landscape in H1 2024 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Learn about the types of threats that 'topped the charts' and the kinds of techniques that bad actors leveraged most commonly in the first half of this year

Editor28 Jun 2024


ESET Research, Threat Reports

ESET Threat Report H1 2024

ESET Threat Report H1 2024

ESET Research, Threat Reports

ESET Threat Report H1 2024

A view of the H1 2024 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

Jiří Kropáč27 Jun 2024


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