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.
Remote code execution vulnerabilities have been found in the Android operating system, and patches released for Nexus devices. But what about your smartphone? Is there a patch for you, and can you get your hands on it?
Lincolnshire County Council has successfully thwarted attempts by cybercriminals to extort money from them and brought most of its systems back online, almost one week on from the ransomware attack.
American consumers are more concerned about not knowing how their personal data are collected online than they are about losing their main source of income, new research has found.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include ESET’s annual Windows exploitation report, analysis of the Bayrob trojan and beating tax identity fraud.
HSBC in the UK has revealed via Twitter that its internet banking services were targeted by cybercriminals this morning (January 29th), which it has “successfully defended”.
Close to half all businesses in the UK are of the opinion that they are safe from cybercrime, according to new research. They believe the risks are minute.
The fast food chain Wendy's may have been the victim of a data breach, the security expert Brian Krebs has revealed. Unusual activity has been reported.
The 'Selfie Generation', which shares every detail of their lives online, doesn’t realize that giving away too much information can have serious consequences.
In this post, ESET's Josep Albors analyzes Bayrob, a trojan that has been intensely targeting users across the world since mid-December, 2015.
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting businesses with ransomware, according to a new report by the Online Trust Alliance.
A referendum is to be held on Switzerland's proposed surveillance law, a decision lauded by supporters of privacy. ESET's Cameron Camp discusses further.
Google has banned over 780 million so-called ‘bad ads’ in 2015 alone, explaining that these advertisements have breached the terms of their policies.
Hacking Team exploits and new security features in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are just a few of the highlights of ESET's annual Windows exploitation in 2015 report.
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.
Having in place a ‘cybersecurity response plan’ is vital if hedge fund managers in London are to deal effectively with this threat.
Highlights from the last seven days in information security include ESET’s latest trends report (In)security Everywhere and the ongoing cyberattacks against Ukraine’s electric power industry.
For too long streaming video gamers have suffered denial-of-service attacks and raids from police SWAT teams, often assisted by Skype leaking private IP addresses.
More and more retailers are investing technology that allows them to track the movement of shoppers through their smartphone, an expert has revealed.
It should have been a great week for the Irish Lottery, with the largest jackpot (12 million euros) for 18 months up for grabs. However, things didn't run entirely smoothly in the run-up to the Wednesday night draw.