Individuals convicted of unlawfully obtaining or selling personal data should serve up to two years in prison, according to a new report from the UK’s culture, media and sports committee.
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For many parents, especially those who aren't digital natives, recognizing risks that loom in cyberspace is not easy. This guide helps point to some of the main threats.
Just when it seemed that the recent raft of WhatsApp scams were coming to a close, we have discovered a new one. This time it involves Burger King.
US government data say 45% curtail online activity due to privacy and security fears, which is sad but not surprising because we could see this coming.
Recently, we’ve observed a new wave of scams on Facebook. Crooks are luring social network users to visit bogus Ray-Ban e-shops and buy heavily discounted sunglasses there. Victims’ payment card details are at risk.
David Harley, a senior research fellow at ESET, offers expert answers to six important questions that concern vulnerabilities, exploits and patches.
As Twitter celebrates its 10th birthday, we take a look at things from a security point of view with our ‘noticeboard’ feature. Here’s to 10, 20, 30 and many more successful years of tweeting.
Robocalls: often a scam, usually a nuisance. Do you have to put up with them?
Less than a month after it “renewed a consumer alert” for phishing scams, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US has delivered another warning aimed this time at payroll and human resources professionals.
Snapchat has said that is "impossibly sorry" after a data leak exposed payroll information for some of its current and former employees.
We are slowly seeing the industrialization of cybercrime according to an expert. Dr. Adrian Nish, head of cyber threat intelligence at BAE Systems, said that cybercriminals are becoming more “professionalized”.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include the state of security in companies in the EMEA region and advice on support scams.
The state of information security in companies in the EMEA region, and the attitudes of their IT experts and managers, by ESET.
The most pressing IT security issue that companies in the EMEA region face is malware infection, reports Ondrej Kubovič. Enterprises are very worried.
From an outbreak of malicious spyware to the UK’s bill on investigatory powers, here’s our comprehensive breakdown of cybersecurity news from the past week.
In this feature, we highlight some of the key tactics used by cybercriminals via online dating websites, helping you stay safe on Valentine's Day.
In recognition of Facebook’s 12th birthday and its 1.2 billion active users who still enjoy using it, a timely guide on how to keep your account secure.
Two major cyberattacks have siphoned over $50 million and nearly $80 million from a Belgian bank and an Austrian aircraft parts manufacturer, respectively. They were both victim to a scam known as Business Email Compromise.
Google has banned over 780 million so-called ‘bad ads’ in 2015 alone, explaining that these advertisements have breached the terms of their policies.
As Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week in the US gets underway, ESET's Stephen Cobb offers expert advice on how to protect yourself from fraudsters.