ESET partners with Intel to enhance endpoint security with hardware-based ransomware detection

ESET, the leading endpoint protection platform vendor headquartered in Europe, has set out to integrate Intel® Threat Detection Technology (Intel® TDT) into its multi-layered cybersecurity technology suite. Recognizing the complex and evolving nature of ransomware, an ever more formidable threat to customers’ work and personal lives, ESET will enhance its software-based detection technologies with a … More ESET partners with Intel to enhance endpoint security with hardware-based ransomware detection

Facebook bans deepfakes but not all altered content

Footage defined as parody or satire will be permitted, as the social network isn’t slamming the door on all types of manipulated media. Facebook is rolling out a new set of rules aimed at curbing the spread of manipulated media as the specter of highly convincing deepfake videos looms large over not only the US … More Facebook bans deepfakes but not all altered content

Needles in a haystack: Picking unwanted UEFI components out of millions of samples

ESET experts describe how they trained a machine-learning model to recognize a handful of unwanted UEFI components within a flood of millions of harmless samples. UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) security has been a hot topic for the past few years, but, due to various limitations, very little UEFI-based malware has been found in the … More Needles in a haystack: Picking unwanted UEFI components out of millions of samples