Humans make mistakes, and vulnerabilities can creep into projects unspotted. The more trusted eyes checking a service - with the approval of the systems' owners - the better.
David Harley discusses a scam that has been making the rounds where, it's reported, cold-calling scammers ask the victim 'Can you hear me?'.
ESET's Stephen Cobb looks at whether or not cybercrime and other cybersecurity issues will undermine the digital economy.
The usage of the BitTorrent protocol and Lua modules separates Linux/Shishiga from other types of malware, according to analysis by ESET.
Machine learning alone is not enough to protect endpoints and predicting an attacker's next moves. Other security solutions and human input are needed.
Russian hacker receives the longest sentence ever handed down for hacking-related charges in the United States.
A new report suggests young cybercriminals are often motivated by the possibility of notoriety, rather than financial gain.
Nearly half of all UK businesses have experienced a cybersecurity incident over the last 12 months, according to a new government paper.
The InterContinental Hotels Group says the implementation of its SPS system helped to minimize the damage caused by a recent data breach.
ESET researchers have discovered another banking trojan on Google Play targeting Android users – this time disguised as a Flashlight widget.
Machine learning (ML) is routinely cited by post-truth vendors as their biggest selling point, their main advantage. But ML – if it’s done properly – comes with problems and limitations.
Only 11% of positions in the global cybersecurity workforce are occupied by women. We take a look at why and what is being done to change this.
GDPR is coming into play in May 2018, but a lot of companies remain unprepared, which could have implications on how they process data.
ESET researchers have discovered and reported scammers stealing PayPal and Paxful credentials disguised as a tool for YouTube monetization, and a bitcoin trading marketplace.
The Internet Society says that current perceptions of data encryption are misguided and need to change for the sake of the digital economy.
There is no magic in machine learning. It's a field of computer science that gives computers the ability to find patterns in huge amounts of data.
Welcome to the beginning of a new series of short articles focused on the currents state of AI, all the ins and outs of machine learning, and how it affects cybersecurity.
A smartphone’s internal sensors may provide cybercriminals with enough information to be able to guess a user PINs and passwords, according to new research by Newcastle University in the UK.
Top tip for botnet overlords: Don’t vacation in countries that can extradite you to the United States
There's no doubt that a life of cybercrime can earn its most successful overlords a considerable amount of money, but you will always have to live with the fear that you could be apprehended and - if convicted - spend years in prison.
David Harley and Josep Albors on the evolution of tech support scams and why the current high incidence of reports in Spain are significant.