ESET – a global player in information security – has been named as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms*. The company was the only Challenger named in the Magic Quadrant. ESET was evaluated based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. ESET believes this placement reflects its … More ESET named as the only Challenger in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
There is a new commodity up for grabs on the dark web, as shady vendors have now added the personal data of infants among their offerings, a CNN report has revealed. The internet’s seedy underbelly has been rife with listings of stolen personal information for years, but this is the first time that adverts for infants’ data … More Babies’ personal data hawked on dark web
Top-earning ethical hackers are rewarded with 2.7 times more money than the median salary of a full-time software engineer in their home country, a recent survey about the economics, geography and other aspects of bug hunting has revealed. In some countries, the financial allure of looking for security vulnerabilities is (even) more striking, according to … More How well can bug hunting pay?
As we approach Data Privacy Day 2018, consider this question: how much risk do you believe theft or exposure of private data poses to human health, safety, or prosperity? ESET security researchers posed that exact question to over 700 US adults last year. Respondents were asked to rate the risk on an eight point scale … More Data Privacy vs. Data Protection: Reflecting on Privacy Day and GDPR
South Korea is banning the use of anonymous bank accounts for buying and selling virtual currencies, a move that is aimed at clamping down on crimes co-opting the currencies as well as at reining in the speculative frenzy that has gripped the country. The measure, which was in fact several weeks in coming, was announced by … More South Korea moves to ban anonymous cryptocurrency trading
FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, has a history of being used in surveillance campaigns, both against legitimate targets and against political opposition in some countries. Despite that, the latest thorough analyses dealt with samples from as long ago as 2010. Since then, the FinFisher spyware received strong anti-analysis measures; apparently, this is also the reason why the … More ESET’s guide makes it possible to peek into FinFisher
Cybersecurity nowadays requires more (and better) protective measures than ever before. These measures range from adopting what are acknowledged as best practices, through helping end-users to stay well-informed about upcoming threats and how to avoid them, to implementing internet security technology and keeping it up to date. In a dynamic environment where threats continually evolve … More Five ways to check if your router is configured securely