European Cybersecurity Index: Ireland among the worst European countries in Cybersecurity

Are you more likely to have better cybersecurity depending on where you live in the world? ESET researchers took a closer look into the data for 24 European countries, examining how each one of them tackles cybersecurity and how prevalent various forms of cybercrime are affecting the region’s residents. The European Countries with top cybersecurity scores … More European Cybersecurity Index: Ireland among the worst European countries in Cybersecurity

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

DNSpooq bugs expose millions of devices to DNS cache poisoning

Security flaws in a widely used DNS software package could allow attackers to send users to malicious websites or to remotely hijack their devices. Millions of devices could be vulnerable to Domain Name System (DNS) cache poisoning and remote code execution attacks due to seven security flaws in dnsmasq, DNS forwarding and caching software commonly found in smartphones, … More DNSpooq bugs expose millions of devices to DNS cache poisoning

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