The law enforcement action is one of the most significant operations against cybercriminal enterprises ever. Europol has announced the disruption of the Emotet botnet, one of the longest-lived and most pervasive malware threats, following a large-scale operation that also included a number of national law enforcement agencies across Europe and North America. Authorities in the Netherlands, Germany, … More Emotet botnet disrupted in global operation
Here’s how to spot scams where criminals use deceptive text messages to hook and reel in their marks. Have you ever received a text message from a delivery company that you are familiar with and never for a moment questioned it? Why would you? We now order so much online and all those delivery notifications … More Why do we fall for SMS phishing scams so easily?
Is the message real or fake? Take our Phishing Derby quiz to find out how much you know about phishing. Phishing comes in a number of forms and remains one of the most pervasive online scams, as both consumers and businesses face an incessant stream of unsolicited emails, texts and even phone calls where bad actors impersonate a trusted … More Would you take the bait? Take our phishing quiz to find out!
ESET Ireland warns of an email imitating An Post, claiming victims have an undelivered package waiting for pickup, taking advantage of increased Covid and Christmas season online shopping trends An email, bearing the logotype and references to An Post is finding its way into Irish mailboxes, taking advantage of the fact that an increasing number … More Expecting a Christmas gift package? Careful with the latest An Post scam
As we steadily adopt smart devices into our lives, we shouldn’t forget about keeping them secured and our data protected. As we aim to make our lives simpler to manage, especially in this hurried day and age, we increasingly rely on our connected devices. With Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices becoming cheaper and … More 5 steps to secure your connected devices