October is European Cyber Security Month, and ESET Ireland thinks this is a perfect opportunity to pick up some new cyber security habits. It can happen to anyone. You’re browsing through your work emails and spot one with an unusual subject. In the message, the sender is politely asking you to sign into your work account again… More Six steps that can make your cyber workspace a safer place
Parenting, as we know it, is evolving in this modern, digital age. Mothers and fathers have traditionally warned their sons and daughters of the physical dangers they face, be that pickpockets on the street or strangers in the park. Today, however, parents are facing an altogether different challenge – keeping their children safe on the… More Why parents must teach their children about internet security
The recent news about the Canadian election candidate not knowing about Auschwitz, apart from her apparent ignorance, highlighted an issue that those of us involved in IT security keep talking about – privacy. The Canadian made some potentially offensive comments on her Facebook profile years ago, yet they remained there, visible to any snooping eyes… More Mind your social media privacy, before it comes around to bite you…
Is your child an internet security genius? If cybersecurity is their thing and you think it could be their future livelihood, here’s what you can do to harness that potential for a career that is exciting and financially lucrative. Sign up for free online courses Signing up for the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) course… More How to nurture your child’s security genius
With schools soon resuming their educational activities, it’s time to prepare our children to get back into the swing of going to class. And that means it’s also time to take any necessary precautions relating to IT security. For kids, returning to school these days means using mobile devices and computers to stay connected to the… More Back to school: 5 challenges that parents and teachers face in IT security
It’s fair to say that over the past five years, the idea of the “digital life” has become, somewhat ironically, “more real”. We’re more connected than ever before and increasingly, whether it’s checking our bank account, reading an article or buying groceries, we’re doing more of it through internet-connected devices. Consider the growing centrality of… More What is “phishing”?
Attackers spying on high-value targets in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, and their TrueCrypt-encrypted data We presented our initial findings based on research into the Win32/Potao malware family in June, in our CCCC 2015 presentation in Copenhagen. Today, we are releasing the full whitepaper on the Potao malware with additional findings, the cyberespionage campaigns where it was… More Operation Potao Express: Analysis of a cyber-espionage toolkit