ESET predictions and trends for cybercrime in 2016

It’s that time of the year when the information security industry takes part in its annual tradition: coming up with cybercrime predictions and trends for the next 12 months. These lists usually range from the mundane to the bizarre, the lighthearted to the dire (perhaps depending on the predictors’ consumption of eggnog and/or dystopian sci-fi media). Many … More ESET predictions and trends for cybercrime in 2016

News from the Dorkside: Dorkbot botnet disrupted

ESET has collaborated with Microsoft, CERT.PL and various law enforcement bodies around the world to disrupt known Dorkbot botnets by sinkholing their C&C servers. ESET shared technical analysis, statistical information about the malware used, and known command and control servers’ domains and IPs. We also were able to leverage our historical knowledge of this threat … More News from the Dorkside: Dorkbot botnet disrupted

You are 6 security steps away from Black Friday brilliance

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to offer some fantastic deals at low prices. But it’s also a time of year when cybercriminal scams are aplenty. Here are six top tips to help ensure its a fun and safe experience. Spot those phishing emails Phishing emails are often used by criminals trying to steal your … More You are 6 security steps away from Black Friday brilliance

Who is responsible for cyberbullying?

ESET Ireland’s latest survey reveals people believe the bullies and their parents should take responsibility for cyberbullying. Is it the education? The schools? The Gardaí? Online websites? Social media? The victims themselves? Who should bear the brunt of responsibility for cyberbullying? According to the last survey commissioned by ESET Ireland and carried out by Amárach … More Who is responsible for cyberbullying?