Hard to believe it but Facebook has only just turned 12, meaning it is still young enough to have not been around at the turn of the millennium. Yet, it’s true. As its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will tell you, it came into existence on February 4th, 2004. It’s funny, because, as one of the biggest… More Facebook at 12: Bigger, better and securer?
Two major cyberattacks have siphoned over $50 million and nearly $80 million from the Belgian bank Crelan and the Austrian aircraft parts manufacturer FACC, respectively. Official statements released by both firms this month were light on detail but indicated that they had fallen victim to a scam known as Business Email Compromise (BEC). The common… More European firms’ financial departments the target of cyberattacks
1. Win32/Bundpil Previous Ranking: 1 Percentage Detected: 4.17% Win32/Bundpil is a worm that spreads via removable media. The worm contains an URL from which it tries to download several files. The files are then executed and HTTP is used for communication with the command and control server (C&C) to receive new commands. The worm may… More Monthly Threat Report: January 2016
AV-Comparatives, an independent anti-malware testing organization, published its annual Summary Report 2015 providing a market-wide overview and analysis of security products. In this year’s report, ESET was one of the five vendors awarded AV-Comparative’s Top Rated Product badge. In addition to being named a Top Rated Product, ESET Smart Security 9 won the Silver Award… More ESET Earns ‘Top Rated’ Award from AV-Comparatives
ESET’s exclusive partner in Japan, Canon IT Solutions Inc., has won the prestigious Nikkei Computer Customer Satisfaction Survey 2015-2016 for the third year in a row. It won first place in both of the IT security categories – Client System Management and Server/Network Management System. The Nikkei Computer Customer Satisfaction Survey 2015-2016 was conducted from… More ESET Partner Wins Customer Satisfaction Survey in Japan for Third Successive Year
It’s that time of the week again when we recap the biggest, most interesting and notable security stories from the past seven days. And yes, we’ve got a brand new logo to show off as well. We thought it was about time. ESET published Windows exploitation 2015 ESET released its annual Windows exploitation report, which… More The security review: Windows exploitation 2015 and Bayrob trojan
ESET Ireland looks at Electric Ireland, Bank of Ireland and “looking for love” scams targeting Irish mailboxes this January. For years now, Ireland has proven a profitable target for cybercriminals. Which is why they persistently keep coming back for more. Varieties and new forms of phishing scams or infecting links keep finding their way into… More What were the main email scams in Ireland in January?