What does a cybersecurity-first approach really mean for businesses using new FinTech solutions?

Financial technology, or FinTech, is a sector that is becoming increasingly important for businesses across the world as technologies become ever more widespread and accessible. There is a whole range of different types of technology contained within FinTech, from digital banks and payment platforms to InsurTech (insurance technology) and RegTech (regulatory technology) to blockchain and … More What does a cybersecurity-first approach really mean for businesses using new FinTech solutions?

Warning issued over scams touting fake COVID‑19 vaccines, asking for Bitcoin

Money doesn’t buy you happiness – cryptocurrency doesn’t buy you a genuine COVID-19 vaccine. Interpol and the United States’ Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) have joined the chorus of warnings about online campaigns peddling bogus COVID-19 vaccines as cybercriminals are increasingly attempting to exploit nations’ vaccination programs. “With criminal groups producing, distributing, and selling fake vaccines, the risks to … More Warning issued over scams touting fake COVID‑19 vaccines, asking for Bitcoin

Beware Android trojan posing as Clubhouse app

The malware can grab login credentials for more than 450 apps and bypass SMS-based two-factor authentication. Cybercriminals are attempting to take advantage of the popularity of Clubhouse to deliver malware that aims to steal users’ login information for a variety of online services, ESET malware researcher Lukas Stefanko has found. Disguised as the (as yet non-existent) Android … More Beware Android trojan posing as Clubhouse app

ESET Survey Finds Americans Use Digital Banking and Fintech Apps More Often, Cryptocurrency Use on the Rise Since Start of Pandemic

Majority of respondents feel secure when using financial apps or online platforms, but many still use public Wi-fi while doing financial transactions online. As the GameStop stock-buying frenzy recently showed, financial transactions can now be easily conducted through a quick tap on an app. And as the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, more Americans have turned … More ESET Survey Finds Americans Use Digital Banking and Fintech Apps More Often, Cryptocurrency Use on the Rise Since Start of Pandemic

The dangers to cryptocurrency wallets and how to fend them off

Making a little effort to understand the most common threats when choosing and handling your cryptocurrency wallet can help secure your crypto-assets in the long run.When it comes to facing diverse threats, not every cryptocurrency wallet is the same. Each wallet is designed differently — to balance security with ease of use, privacy and other … More The dangers to cryptocurrency wallets and how to fend them off