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ESET Research

BlackLotus UEFI bootkit: Myth confirmed

BlackLotus UEFI bootkit: Myth confirmed

ESET Research

BlackLotus UEFI bootkit: Myth confirmed

The first in-the-wild UEFI bootkit bypassing UEFI Secure Boot on fully updated UEFI systems is now a reality

Martin Smolár01 Mar 2023


ESET Research

ESET Research Podcast: Ransomware trashed data, Android threats soared in T3 2022

ESET Research Podcast: Ransomware trashed data, Android threats soared in T3 2022

ESET Research

ESET Research Podcast: Ransomware trashed data, Android threats soared in T3 2022

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the trends that defined the cyberthreat landscape in the final four months of 2022.

ESET Research28 Feb 2023


Video

One year on, how is the war playing out in cyberspace? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

One year on, how is the war playing out in cyberspace? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

One year on, how is the war playing out in cyberspace? – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

With the conflict in Ukraine passing the one-year mark, have its cyber-war elements turned out as expected?

Editor24 Feb 2023


Ukraine Crisis – Digital Security Resource Center

A year of wiper attacks in Ukraine

A year of wiper attacks in Ukraine

Ukraine Crisis – Digital Security Resource Center

A year of wiper attacks in Ukraine

ESET Research has compiled a timeline of cyberattacks that used wiper malware and have occurred since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022

ESET Research24 Feb 2023


ESET Research

WinorDLL64: A backdoor from the vast Lazarus arsenal?

WinorDLL64: A backdoor from the vast Lazarus arsenal?

ESET Research

WinorDLL64: A backdoor from the vast Lazarus arsenal?

The targeted region, and overlap in behavior and code, suggest the tool is used by the infamous North Korea-aligned APT group

Vladislav Hrčka23 Feb 2023


How To

Writing like a boss with ChatGPT: How to get better at spotting phishing scams

Writing like a boss with ChatGPT: How to get better at spotting phishing scams

How To

Writing like a boss with ChatGPT: How to get better at spotting phishing scams

It’s never been easier to write a convincing message that can trick you into handing over your money or personal data

Phil Muncaster22 Feb 2023


Business Security

ESET SMB Digital Security Sentiment Report: The damaging effects of a breach

ESET SMB Digital Security Sentiment Report: The damaging effects of a breach

Business Security

ESET SMB Digital Security Sentiment Report: The damaging effects of a breach

SMBs need to not only reduce their odds of being hit by an attack, but also implement processes that they can follow if their defenses are breached

Editor21 Feb 2023


Malware

Will ChatGPT start writing killer malware?

Will ChatGPT start writing killer malware?

Malware

Will ChatGPT start writing killer malware?

AI-pocalypse soon? As stunning as ChatGPT’s output can be, should we also expect the chatbot to spit out sophisticated malware?

Cameron Camp20 Feb 2023


Video

Search ads abused to spread malware – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Search ads abused to spread malware – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

Search ads abused to spread malware – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Threat actors used search engine ads to impersonate makers of popular software and direct internet users to malicious websites

Editor17 Feb 2023


Business Security

Security amidst a global frost

Security amidst a global frost

Business Security

Security amidst a global frost

No longer relegated to a side-show, tech is embedded into virtually every new piece of gear entering the battlefield

Cameron Camp16 Feb 2023


ESET Research

These aren’t the apps you’re looking for: fake installers targeting Southeast and East Asia

These aren’t the apps you’re looking for: fake installers targeting Southeast and East Asia

ESET Research

These aren’t the apps you’re looking for: fake installers targeting Southeast and East Asia

ESET researchers have identified a campaign using trojanized installers to deliver the FatalRAT malware, distributed via malicious websites linked in ads that appear in Google search results

Matías Porolli and Fernando Tavella16 Feb 2023


Scams

10 signs that scammers have you in their sights

10 signs that scammers have you in their sights

Scams

10 signs that scammers have you in their sights

Don’t be their next victim – here’s a handy round-up of some the most common signs that should set your alarm bells ringing

Phil Muncaster15 Feb 2023