A British computer hacker has admitted breaking into a US military communications system and stealing the ranks, usernames, phone numbers, and email addresses of over 800 employees as well as IMEI data related to 30,000 satellite phones. 25-year-old Sean Caffrey, of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, pleaded guilty at Birmingham Crown Court yesterday to offences under … More British hacker admits stealing satellite data from US Department of Defense
ESET Ireland is hiring new team members! What is ESET Ireland? ESET Ireland is the Irish distributor of the global cybersecurity company ESET, that works with several hundred partners across Ireland, to offer clients the best protection against cyber threats. What else is ESET Ireland? ESET Ireland also emerged the overall winner of the New … More New Career Opportunities at ESET Ireland
Employees on both sides of the Atlantic lack a basic understanding in cybersecurity, in stark contrast with businesses’ high confidence in their cybersecurity capabilities. That is the main finding of a new survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson, which found that 63% of UK businesses believe their systems to be highly protected with the necessary … More Employees have “low cyber IQ” despite high corporate confidence
Experts have warned that a number of UK companies could find themselves on the end of ever-increasing data privacy fines if they do not adequately prepare themselves for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A new report from PwC found that 23 enforcement notices were issued by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in … More Fines for poor data security double in UK
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.
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
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