First‑of‑its‑kind spyware sneaks into Google Play

ESET analysis breaks down the first known spyware that is built on the AhMyth open-source espionage tool and has appeared on Google Play – twice. ESET researchers have discovered the first known spyware that is built on the foundations of AhMyth open-source malware and has circumvented Google’s app-vetting process. The malicious app, called Radio Balouch … More First‑of‑its‑kind spyware sneaks into Google Play

Ransomware wave hits 23 towns in Texas

The attack, which has victimized mostly smaller local governments, is thought to have been unleashed by a single threat actor. As many as 23 government organizations across Texas are reeling from an apparently “coordinated ransomware attack”, an alert by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) reveals. The incident occurred last Friday and for the most part … More Ransomware wave hits 23 towns in Texas

ESET officially introduced as a NEW Borussia Dortmund Sponsor

Spectators were transported from Dortmund’s main train station to the stadium by ESET cycle rickshaws free of charge and completely CO2-free. Jena, Germany — The match could not have been more impressive. The Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Augsburg kickoff took place in front of a sold-out crowd. Shortly before, Hans-Joachim Watzke, CEO of Borussia Dortmund, and … More ESET officially introduced as a NEW Borussia Dortmund Sponsor

Microsoft warns of new BlueKeep‑like flaws

Unlike BlueKeep, however, these vulnerabilities affect more recent Windows versions, including Windows 10. Microsoft issued fixes for four critical vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) this week, likening two of them to ‘BlueKeep’, another critical flaw in the same Windows component. All four Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaws – tracked as CVE‑2019‑1181, CVE‑2019‑1182, CVE‑2019‑1222 and CVE‑2019‑1226 – can be exploited by … More Microsoft warns of new BlueKeep‑like flaws

In the Balkans, businesses are under fire from a double‑barreled cyberweapon

ESET researchers discovered a campaign that uses two malicious tools with similar capabilities to ensure both resilience and broader potential for the attackers. We’ve discovered an ongoing campaign in the Balkans spreading two tools having a similar purpose: a backdoor and a remote access trojan we named, respectively, BalkanDoor and BalkanRAT. BalkanRAT enables the attacker … More In the Balkans, businesses are under fire from a double‑barreled cyberweapon

ESET partners with top German Bundesliga team – Borussia Dortmund

Leading European IT security vendor joins BVB defence ESET, a cybersecurity vendor with its headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia is the new Champion Partner of the Borussia Dortmund (BVB) football club – the highest possible level of partnership. Sponsoring and cooperation plans are long-term and will last for the next three seasons of the Bundesliga, the top tier … More ESET partners with top German Bundesliga team – Borussia Dortmund