ESET announces its inaugural Heroes of Progress

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, announces its 2022 Heroes of Progress. The shortlist includes nine unsung agents of change from across the world who have contributed to technological progress across a variety of industries. The shortlist was curated following a rigorous process in which the heroes provided a comprehensive outline of their work and … More ESET announces its inaugural Heroes of Progress

Can your iPhone be hacked? What to know about iOS security

Here are some of the most common ways that an iPhone can be compromised with malware, how to tell it’s happened to you, and how to remove a hacker from your device. Let’s be clear: if your iPhone or iPad is connected to the internet, there’s a risk it might get hacked. Sure, statistics seem … More Can your iPhone be hacked? What to know about iOS security

Third‑party cookies: How they work and how to stop them from tracking you across the web

Cross-site tracking cookies have a bleak future but can still cause privacy woes to unwary users For many years, privacy advocates have been sounding the alarm on the use of cookies to track, profile, and serve personalized ads to web users. The discussion has been especially acute over cookies used for cross-site tracking, in which … More Third‑party cookies: How they work and how to stop them from tracking you across the web

ESET uncovers new Linux backdoor targeting a Hong Kong university

ESET researchers have discovered a Linux variant of the SideWalk backdoor, one of the multiple custom implants used by the SparklingGoblin APT group. This variant was first deployed against a Hong Kong university in February 2021 — the same university that had already been targeted by SparklingGoblin during the student protests in May 2020. SparklingGoblin … More ESET uncovers new Linux backdoor targeting a Hong Kong university