Android stalkerware threatens victims further and exposes snoopers themselves

ESET research reveals that common Android stalkerware apps are riddled with vulnerabilities that further jeopardize victims and expose the privacy and security of the snoopers themselves. Mobile stalkerware, also known as spouseware, is monitoring software silently installed by a stalker onto a victim’s device without the victim’s knowledge. Generally, the stalker needs to have physical … More Android stalkerware threatens victims further and exposes snoopers themselves

ESET Research uncovers Janeleiro, a new banking trojan attacking corporate users in Brazil

ESET Research has uncovered a new banking trojan that has been targeting corporate users in Brazil since at least 2019 across many sectors, including engineering, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, finance, transportation, and governmental institutions. ESET dubbed the new threat Janeleiro. It attempts to deceive its victims with pop-up windows designed to look like the websites of … More ESET Research uncovers Janeleiro, a new banking trojan attacking corporate users in Brazil

ESET named ‘Top Player’ in Radicati APT Protection – Market Quadrant 2021

ESET provides leading protection against APT attacks: Recognized as a Top Player in Radicati Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Market Quadrant 2021 Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups are responsible for some of the most infamous campaigns targeting organizations all over the world. From Turla’s Crutch backdoor to InvisiMole’s espionage toolkit, it seems these threats are becoming … More ESET named ‘Top Player’ in Radicati APT Protection – Market Quadrant 2021

How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online

For over a decade, ESET and the San Diego Police Foundation have been working together to help keep children safe from online threats. As one of the United States’ most famous presidents, John F. Kennedy, once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” This is one of … More How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online

ESET uncovers Operation NightScout: Cyberespionage supply-chain attack on gamers in Asia

A few days ago, ESET researchers discovered a new supply-chain attack compromising the update mechanism of NoxPlayer, an Android emulator for PCs and Macs. Three different malware families were spotted being distributed from tailored malicious updates to selected victims with no sign of leveraging any financial gain, but rather, only cyberespionage capabilities were seen. ESET dubbed the malicious operation NightScout. BigNox is a company based in … More ESET uncovers Operation NightScout: Cyberespionage supply-chain attack on gamers in Asia