World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

On March 15, 1962, the US President John F. Kennedy called on Congress to enact legislation to protect consumer rights – he was the first world leader to formally address the issue. Since 1983 this date has been marked as World Consumer Rights Day. The consumer movement uses this day every year to mobilize action … More World Consumer Rights Day: Protecting consumers’ rights online

Vadokrist: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

ESET researchers published today another installment in their ongoing series of Latin American banking trojans. Since 2018 they have investigated Vadokrist, a trojan that is specifically focused on Brazil. The malware utilizes backdoor functionality and is distributed via malicious spam emails targeting financial institutions. Unlike most other Latin American banking trojans, Vadokrist does not collect … More Vadokrist: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Cybersecurity Advent calendar: Tips for buying gifts and not receiving coal

While shopping for the perfect presents, be on the lookout for naughty cybercriminals trying to ruin your Christmas cheer by tricking you out of both gifts and money. In the words of the famous song, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and in the run-up to one of the most anticipated holidays of … More Cybersecurity Advent calendar: Tips for buying gifts and not receiving coal

Back to school 2020 – stay safe online with ESET Internet Security

The 2020 back to school season will be unlike any other — whether you’re heading back to school physically or virtually, it is essential that students, teachers and administrators alike are protected against online threats. COVID-19 has dramatically altered the education experience for the foreseeable future, both for school-age children and university students. For many, … More Back to school 2020 – stay safe online with ESET Internet Security

ESET removes Social Media Scanner from product portfolio due to restrictions on third-party API applications

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has removed the ESET Social Media Scanner from its product portfolio. The API-based application was initially designed to protect users from malicious content distributed through Facebook, Twitter and VKontakte and sat alongside ESET’s software solutions. Due to increased restrictions on third-party API applications, the removal of Facebook protection and … More ESET removes Social Media Scanner from product portfolio due to restrictions on third-party API applications