Google slapped with €4.34bn fine by EU over antitrust violations

Tech giant has 90 days to comply with ruling or faces further penalties over ‘anti-competitive’ practices. European antitrust regulators fined Google a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for being in breach of EU antitrust rules. The landmark fine was imposed on Google on Wednesday after the European Union (EU) found that the tech giant required … More Google slapped with €4.34bn fine by EU over antitrust violations

Certificates stolen from Taiwanese tech-companies misused in Plead malware campaign

D-Link and Changing Information Technologies code-signing certificates stolen and abused by highly skilled cyberespionage group focused on East Asia, particularly Taiwan. ESET researchers have discovered a new malware campaign misusing stolen digital certificates. We spotted this malware campaign when our systems marked several files as suspicious. Interestingly, the flagged files were digitally signed using a valid … More Certificates stolen from Taiwanese tech-companies misused in Plead malware campaign

All HTTP websites to soon be marked as “not secure” by Google Chrome

If you’re still running a website that is still using insecure HTTP then it’s time to wake up and drink the coffee. Because unless you take action soon, you’re going to find many of your visitors are going to distrust your website. The reason? Google is pushing ahead with its plan for the Chrome browser … More All HTTP websites to soon be marked as “not secure” by Google Chrome

ESET works with Google to halt dangerous malware

ESET launched Chrome Cleanup, a new scanner and cleaner for Google Chrome designed to help users browse the web safely and without interruption.  Chrome Cleanup will be available for all Google Chrome users running on Windows. As cyber-attacks become more complex and difficult to spot, browsing the web can lead users to dangerous sites which … More ESET works with Google to halt dangerous malware

My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam

Not even a week has passed since ESET warned users worldwide about an active Ray-Ban scam campaign on Facebook, which tricks users into sending their payment card details to the attackers. Today we bring you information on yet another malicious activity targeting the world’s largest social network. This time, malicious links are disguised as a … More My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam

CyberThreats Daily: New graphics engine imperils users of Firefox and Chrome

Experts are advising users of the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers to disable a recently added graphics engine that can be exploited to take control of end user computers. The web standard known as WebGL opens the browsers to serious attacks, including the remote execution of malicious code. The technology made its debut in … More CyberThreats Daily: New graphics engine imperils users of Firefox and Chrome