An email in Irish, coming from a South Korean email address, claims the sender has a video of the receiver viewing pornography and will make it public unless paid €1200 in bitcoin. These sort of “sextortion” letters are nothing new, we’ve warned about several like this and this before, but we’re always excited to see … More Another email scam as Gaeilge is doing the rounds
Once again ESET Ireland is warning Irish users to avoid falling for the latest Revenue “tax refund” scam. As usual, the scam arrives in the form of a phishing email, pretending to be from Revenue, saying: “Due to a technical issue, we are unable to process your tax refund and the procedure is currently on … More A detailed end of the year Revenue refund scam hitting Irish mailboxes
ESET Ireland warns Irish WhatsApp users not to click on an email that claims it’s from WhatsApp, but in reality, spreads a trojan infection. A dangerous email spam message is dropping into Irish mailboxes, pretending to come from WhatsApp. Its subject says “Missed voicemail” and the content of the mail just says “New voicemessage” and … More It’s not a WhatsApp voice message, it’s a trojan virus!
…but the real winner is the security conscious Irish IT and business, with their maturity when it comes to understanding the modern threatscape. All members of the global ESET family gather once per year for the World Partner Conference, where new products and releases are announced and discussed, experience in fighting cybercrime is shared and … More ESET Ireland wins New Business Champion Award 2016
ESET Ireland warns of a new scamming campaign targeting Irish Water customers, as well as the re-appearance of an older scam which aims at Electric Ireland customers. Wexford-based ESET Ireland’s cyber security experts are reporting a new surge of phishing emails, trying to scam Irish users for money. While scams abusing the names of known Irish banks are still doing … More Irish Water and Electric Ireland customers targeted in latest online scams