Firefox 69: Third‑Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining Now Blocked by Default

Firefox new Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) feature launched to all users of the browser to offer better privacy and protection from cryptojacking. Protecting user’s privacy is a long-time preoccupation in IT security, and corporations are also taking action. We saw another example this week with Firefox Version 69.0. Since Tuesday September 3, third-party tracking cookies … More Firefox 69: Third‑Party Tracking Cookies and Cryptomining Now Blocked by Default

Email sextortion scam, claiming victim’s paedophilia links, hits Irish mailboxes

ESET Ireland warning about scammers claiming they’ll release videos of victims watching illegal pornography unless paid 5000 GBP in Bitcoin. ESET Ireland has registered several related emails being sent to Irish mailboxes, threatening recipients with releasing videos of them watching illegal pornography online, unless they immediately pay the blackmailers 5000 GBP (5,611 EUR) in Bitcoin. The … More Email sextortion scam, claiming victim’s paedophilia links, hits Irish mailboxes

Safer Kids Online: ESET gears up to launch its newest platform to keep children safe in the online world

We all know that technology can be a double-edged sword. It has created incredible progress, while simultaneously causing new problems. Yet, it can also be the solution to such problems, especially in terms of spreading awareness and improving education on key issues. In the digital world, children’s online safety is becoming of increasing concern and, … More Safer Kids Online: ESET gears up to launch its newest platform to keep children safe in the online world

ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group

ESET researchers discovered a backdoor linked to malware used by the Stealth Falcon group, an operator of targeted spyware attacks against journalists, activists and dissidents in the Middle East. Stealth Falcon is a threat group, active since 2012, that targets political activists and journalists in the Middle East. It has been tracked by the Citizen Lab, … More ESET discovered an undocumented backdoor used by the infamous Stealth Falcon group

What exactly is a file-less malware attack and how could it affect your business?

File-less malware attacks leave little trace, which makes them all the more threatening. A file-less malware attack doesn’t even need to install software on a victim’s machine and is instead based on an attacker taking control of something already installed on your computer. A file-less malware attack often latches onto a built-in component of Windows … More What exactly is a file-less malware attack and how could it affect your business?

What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful?

An introduction to the MITRE ATT&CK framework and how it can help organize and classify various types of threats and adversarial behaviors. MITRE is a not-for-profit company set up in 1958 whose mission is to “solve problems for a safer world”. This goal is being fulfilled, in part, via the organization’s new curated knowledge base known … More What is MITRE ATT&CK and how is it useful?