Digital transformation could be accelerated by COVID‑19

The pandemic has highlighted the need for businesses to act with alacrity and prepare for the long haul – and to do so with cybersecurity in mind. The technology industry abounds with buzzwords and phrases, with digital transformation being one such term that many companies aspire to undertake; but when faced with reality it can … More Digital transformation could be accelerated by COVID‑19

It’s no time to let your guard down as coronavirus fraud remains a threat

Scammers rehash old campaigns, create credit card-stealing websites and repurpose information channels to milk the COVID-19 crisis for all it’s worth. Another week of the COVID-19 pandemic is almost behind us, with countries charting out paths to recovery and in many cases moving to shake off some of the lockdown restrictions. Meanwhile, the crisis has … More It’s no time to let your guard down as coronavirus fraud remains a threat

Sextortion scammers still shilling with stolen passwords

The email includes the potential victim’s password as evidence of a hack, but there is more than meets the eye. Earlier in April, a new sextortion scam campaign was detected making the rounds in countries on both sides of the Atlantic. The spam emails that were detected by ESET’s research laboratory have been trying to … More Sextortion scammers still shilling with stolen passwords

Grandoreiro: How engorged can an EXE get?

Another in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans In this installment of our series, we introduce Grandoreiro, a Latin American banking trojan targeting Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Peru. As such, it shows unusual effort by its authors to evade detection and emulation, and progress towards a modular architecture. We have seen Grandoreiro being … More Grandoreiro: How engorged can an EXE get?

ESET extends free trial period for consumer products during COVID-19

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is assisting consumers across the world stay safe and secure online during the COVID-19 crisis. To protect consumers from phishing attacks and other malicious software, ESET is extending the free trial period from 30 to 90 days for ESET Internet Security, which protects Windows, macOS, Android and Linux-powered devices … More ESET extends free trial period for consumer products during COVID-19