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Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

How To

Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business?

Phil Muncaster14 Jun 2021


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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET Research dissects campaigns by the Gelsemium and BackdoorDiplomacy APT groups – Hacking an orbiting satellite isn't necessarily the stuff of Hollywood

Editor11 Jun 2021


Cybercrime

Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin?

Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin?

Cybercrime

Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin?

Should we expect cybercriminals to ditch the pseudonymous cryptocurrency for other forms of payment that may be better at throwing law enforcement off the scent?

Cameron Camp11 Jun 2021


Digital Security

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

Digital Security

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

The latest Chrome update patches a bumper crop of security flaws across the browser’s desktop versions

Amer Owaida10 Jun 2021


ESET Research

BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian

BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian

ESET Research

BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian

ESET researchers discover a new campaign that evolved from the Quarian backdoor

Adam Burgher10 Jun 2021


ESET Research

Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

ESET Research

Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

ESET researchers shed light on new campaigns from the quiet Gelsemium group

Matthieu Faou and Thomas Dupuy09 Jun 2021


Cybercrime

Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app

Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app

Cybercrime

Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app

Law enforcement around the world used a messaging app called AN0M to monitor the communications of alleged criminals

Amer Owaida08 Jun 2021


Digital Security

Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

Digital Security

Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

Hacking an orbiting satellite is not light years away – here’s how things can go wrong in outer space

Cameron Camp07 Jun 2021


Video

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Video

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

New ESET Threat Report is out – How to deal with online trolls – Teens, beware these 5 common scams

Editor04 Jun 2021


Digital Security

Zero-day in popular WordPress plugin exploited to take over websites

Zero-day in popular WordPress plugin exploited to take over websites

Digital Security

Zero-day in popular WordPress plugin exploited to take over websites

Websites using Fancy Product Designer are susceptible to remote code execution attacks even if the plugin is deactivated

Amer Owaida03 Jun 2021


Threat Reports, ESET Research

ESET Threat Report T1 2021

ESET Threat Report T1 2021

Threat Reports, ESET Research

ESET Threat Report T1 2021

A view of the T1 2021 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

Roman Kováč03 Jun 2021


Kids Online

5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe

5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe

Kids Online

5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe

From knock-off designer products to too-good-to-be-true job offers, here are five common schemes fraudsters use to trick teenagers out of their money and sensitive data

Amer Owaida01 Jun 2021