How to check if your PC has been hacked, and what to do next

Has your PC been hacked? Whatever happens, don’t panic. Read on for ten signs your PC has been hacked and handy tips on how to fix it. Global cybercriminals make trillions of dollars each year. Much of their success comes from exploiting the mistakes that we make—by clicking on phishing links, forgetting to update critical software, and … More How to check if your PC has been hacked, and what to do next

Start as you mean to go on: the top 10 steps to securing your new computer

Whether you are getting ready for back-to-school season, getting new work laptop or fancying a new gamer’s pc, learn the steps to protect your new PC from cyberthreats. With Windows 11 making headlines for all the right reasons, it could be a great time to invest in a new PC for the family or the home office. … More Start as you mean to go on: the top 10 steps to securing your new computer

Don’t forget to unplug your devices before you leave for the holidays!

As you down tools for the holiday season, be sure to also switch off the standby lights – it’s both cost effective and better for the environment. Depending on who you talk to, climate change can sometimes be a contentious topic, but even the sceptics should accept that there is little point in wasting energy. … More Don’t forget to unplug your devices before you leave for the holidays!

Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

ESET researchers shed light on new campaigns from the quiet Gelsemium group. Since mid-2020, ESET Research has been analyzing multiple campaigns, later attributed to the Gelsemium cyberespionage group, and has tracked down the earliest version of their main malware, Gelsevirine, to 2014. During the investigation, ESET researchers found a new version of Gelsevirine, a backdoor … More Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

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