New surveillance campaigns utilising FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy and sold to governments and their agencies worldwide, are in the wild. Besides featuring technical improvements, some of these variants have been using a cunning, previously-unseen infection vector with strong indicators of major internet service provider (ISP) involvement. FinFisher has extensive spying capabilities, such as … More New FinFisher surveillance campaigns: Are internet providers involved?
ESET introduces its rebranded product ESET Endpoint Encryption to audiences at the 2017 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in London. Following a two-year transition following the acquisition of recognized data encryption company DESlock Ltd., ESET is boosting its brand building activities by fully adding the renowned solution under the parent brand. ESET Endpoint Encryption is a … More Say Hello to ESET Endpoint Encryption
Email phishing scams are among the oldest threats we’ve been encountering and warning about. Also known as ‘419 scams’ (named after the section of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing with fraud) or ‘advance-fee scams’, they usually promise the victim a large sum of money, but they have to pay a bunch of ‘fees’ to the scammers … More Email phishing is old, but not dead
One week after publicly revealing that a data breach had exposed the personal information and social security numbers of up to 143 million American consumers, the credit reporting agency has revealed more details of just how many people are affected in the UK. Although Equifax’s UK systems are said not to have fallen victim to … More Equifax confirms up to 400,000 UK consumers at risk after data breach
Companies showcase their products, whether they are physical, virtual or services. Images of Steve Jobs launching an iPhone or Elon Musk announcing the latest Tesla generate media interest and hype. Cybersecurity companies are no different, ESET holds an annual event for journalists and security testers. At the event people discuss the latest research news and … More State sponsored cryptocurrency: Could it ever be a reality?
As you may have heard from the copious news coverage (including our own), the credit monitoring bureau Equifax, was hit with a security breach which has given thieves access to the data of 143 million people; this information comes primarily from customers in the US, as well as some in the UK and Canada. The data … More Equifax breach: 5 defensive steps to take now