In the second part of our whitepaper “En Route with Sednit”, we focus on Sednit’s espionage toolkit, which is deployed on targets deemed interesting after a reconnaissance phase (described in the first part of the whitepaper).
In the first part of our whitepaper “En Route with Sednit”, we focus on the methods used by the group to attack its targets, and on who these targets are.
As Windows 10 nears its one year anniversary, WeLiveSecurity gives an in-depth review of the operating system from a security and privacy perspective.
Operation Groundbait (Russian: Прикормка, Prikormka) is an ongoing cyber-surveillance operation targeting individuals in Ukraine. The group behind this operation has been launching targeted and possibly politically-motivated attacks to spy on individuals.
This paper presents ESET’s findings about Operation Groundbait based on our re- search into the Prikormka malware family.
Over the last four decades, the privacy of personal data has been the subject of legislation and litigation in both the US and the EU. Protection of personal data privacy under the law has been shaped by the interests of multiple constituencies: individuals, commercial organizations, government agencies, law enforcement, and national security services.
Ransomware is a growing problem for users of mobile devices. Lock-screen types and fine-encrypting “crypto-ransomware”, both of which have been causing major financial and data losses for many years, have made their way to the Android platform. This report discusses further.
The state of information security in companies in the EMEA region, and the attitudes of their IT experts and managers.
“Security is no longer just a problem for a few individuals but rather a problem involving more and more people”, explains ESET Research Laboratories in its annual trends paper. “2016 will be a most challenging year. We must face it with a proactive attitude of security awareness. “
A new version of our earlier report on major trends in Windows exploitation and mitigation for 2015.
Windows 10: Should you go there?
How Safe are Australian Children in the Internet Age?
Is Anti-Virus dead?
Operation Potao Express: Analysis of a cyber-espionage toolkit
Operation Liberpy’: Keyloggers and information theft in Latin America
CPL Malware in Brazil: Somewhere Between Banking Trojans and Malicious Emails
Linux/Mumblehard is a family of malware targeting servers running both the Linux and BSD operating systems.
Microsoft recently announced its new patch roll-out strategy for the latest incarnation of the Windows operating system. Aryeh Goretsky considers how the Windows 10 patching process might affect both the enterprise and the home user.
Goretsky, A. Windows 10 patching process may leave enterprises vulnerable to zero-day attacks, March 2015, Virus Bulletin. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is made available on this site for personal use free of charge by permission of Virus Bulletin.
The “Trends For 2015 – Targeting the Corporate World” report by the ESET LATAM Research Lab invites you to review some of the most significant cases that affected computer security in 2014, and to consider and present the challenges and threats expected for 2015.
A new version of our earlier report on major trends in Windows exploitation and mitigation for 2014.
In late 2013, the CryptoLocker ransomware gained a lot of attention. It was hit by Operation Tovar mid-2014. Although they share many similarities, TorrentLocker is a different threat.