Why the COVID-19 pandemic has been a blessing for scammers

In case we needed any more proof, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us once again just how ruthless scammers are. While people across the world have united to look after those around them in this time of emergency, hackers and malicious actors have shown no sign of easing up. In fact, across the world scams are … More Why the COVID-19 pandemic has been a blessing for scammers

ESET reaffirms ‘Champion’ position in global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2020

ESET has achieved Champion status for the second year in a row in the latest Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2020 from Canalys, improving upon 2019’s Matrix position with a focus on vendor growth and momentum beyond Europe. Canalys is a leading global technology market analyst firm with a distinct channel focus that strives to guide clients … More ESET reaffirms ‘Champion’ position in global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix 2020

Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

The attackers and their motivations remain unknown; however, the incidents yet again highlight the risks of careless data security. Thousands of unsecured internet-facing databases have been on the receiving end of automated ‘Meow’ attacks that which involve destroying the data without leaving as much as an explanatory note. A search on Shodan shows that as … More Almost 4,000 databases now wiped in ‘Meow’ attacks

From incident to resolution: Essential steps to survive a cyberattack

Monitoring all the events in your corporate network is big data “business.” Any observable phenomena – from logins to downloads, scripts, updates, configuration changes, etc. – happening across all the endpoints, servers, routers, switches and other infrastructure in your network can create event logs that rapidly grow to almost unimaginable mountains of data to be … More From incident to resolution: Essential steps to survive a cyberattack