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ESET: Ignoring human element in cyber safety a mistake
"We believe that when employees are aware of their potential blindspots, they are naturally more invested and better prepared to be wary of things that may not seem quite right."
Five ways smart TVs are at risk of cyber attacks
Android TV is the most popular operating system for TVs – but it’s also vulnerable to many malware strains that affect other Android devices, because it shares the same base architecture.
Slack tackles balance between productivity and security
The new features include more options to protect data without interrupting employees’ requirements to get work done.
FaceApp: Pro version scams, privacy concerns
Along with the viral potential of its popular filters, FaceApp has of late, generated a huge wave of media attention amid concerns about online privacy.
Buhtrap group behind targeted zero-day attack - ESET
Buhtrap group is well known for its targeting of financial institutions as well as businesses in Russia.
ESET's MSP program extends cloud business solutions
ESET specifically shaped the program so it’s easier for providers to work with a trusted industry leader and to reach a rapidly growing customer base.
The future of cybercrime in Australia – ESET
Cyber-attacks will continue so long as the target seems worthwhile and the attackers have funding to continue their work.
ESET: Will blockchain secure the Internet of Threats?
It is well established that contemporary IoT devices, and their associated cloud services, have a terrible security track record.
UPDATED: Orvibo & Arlo smart home products patched to prevent attacks
The security of smart home devices is once again under the spotlight this week, as two different device manufacturers come under fire for major vulnerabilities.
Tips to keep your SMB safe from cyber threats
lthough many won’t have in-house expertise to deal with every single cyber threat that comes their way, business protection doesn’t have to be as daunting as it looks.
Researchers create AI-enabled computer keyboard malware
Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have created a proof-of-concept attack that can mimic the way people write via their computer keyboards.
Canalys’ top picks for Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2019
The matrix is based on unique feedback from channel partners via the Candefero channels community, combined with Canalys quarterly shipment estimates and analyst insight.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams are popular because they prey on vulnerable people looking for love, and the victims want to believe what they are reading and seeing, which causes them to forget basic protection from scams."
ESET researchers break down latest arsenal of the infamous Sednit group
At the end of August 2018, the Sednit group launched a spear-phishing email campaign, in which it distributed shortened URLs that delivered first-stage Zebrocy components.
Fake apps on Google Play scamming users out of cryptocurrency
Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play have been discovered to be phishing and scamming users out of cryptocurrency, according to a new report from ESET.
D-Link security cams vulnerable to spying
Security researchers at ESET have discovered serious security holes in the D-Link DCS-2132L cloud camera.
Scammers targeting more countries in sextortion scam - ESET
The attacker in the email claims they have hacked the intended victim's device, and have recorded the person while watching pornographic content.
How to maximise the value of machine learning in cybersecurity
"Systems are growing rapidly on both sides of the cybersecurity barricade, irreversibly transforming the safety of the entire internet."
Are hard disk drives damaged by smoke recoverable?
The old saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ is certainly an apt proverb in IT circles - ESET shares some advice for recovering smoke-damaged HDDs.