Trends 2017: Mobile security – the reality of malware … augmented

Originally, it was expected that mobile devices would evolve to become handheld computers with capabilities similar to any desktop. It is clear today that our smartphones and tablets have evolved beyond this point, creating new means of technological interaction not previously imagined. For more detail, check out Denise Giusto Bilic’s piece here.

Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet

The 2016 attack on Ukraine’s power grid that deprived part of its capital, Kiev, of power for an hour was caused by a cyberattack. ESET researchers have since analyzed samples of malware, detected by ESET as Win32/Industroyer, capable of performing exactly that type of attack. Whether the same malware was really involved in what cybersecurity … More Industroyer: Biggest threat to industrial control systems since Stuxnet

ESET Launches Year-long Campaign To Honor Three Decades of Innovation and Progress in IT Security

Cybersecurity leader ESET launched a global campaign commemorating its 30-year anniversary. The year-long campaign titled “ESET’s 30 years of Continuous IT Security Innovation” will take place at all company locations world-wide. These will include multiple global technology and consumer events to celebrate how ESET will flourish, innovate and grow in the next thirty years. “For the … More ESET Launches Year-long Campaign To Honor Three Decades of Innovation and Progress in IT Security

Botnets overshadowed by ransomware (in media)

Regardless of how intensively the topic of ransomware is currently trending, it is not the most dangerous form of malware. Recently, the much-reported WannaCry ransomware took media by storm, however, it received considerably more coverage than it did harm, and it overshadowed other internet threats. More dangerous than ransomware is a malware capable of taking … More Botnets overshadowed by ransomware (in media)

Trends 2017: Fewer vulnerabilities are being reported, but are we any safer?

The rapid global spread of technology, and the increasingly numerous types of interconnected devices routinely used, have greatly increased the number of attack vectors available to cybercriminals. This is why the exploitation of vulnerabilities is still one of our major concerns when it comes to corporate security incidents around the globe. For more detail, check out … More Trends 2017: Fewer vulnerabilities are being reported, but are we any safer?

OneLogin data breach may have compromised encrypted information

OneLogin  has admitted that it cannot guarantee the security of encrypted data compromised by a cybercriminal on Wednesday (May 31st). The firm has confirmed that a review is currently underway to investigate the data breach, which affected its “US data region”. Unauthorised access has since been blocked and the incident has been reported to the … More OneLogin data breach may have compromised encrypted information