Holidaymakers warned against increased threat from online fraudsters

The number of holidaymakers being targeted by cybercriminals has risen by nearly 20% compared to last year, with online fraudsters stealing some £7.2 million from nearly 6,000 unsuspecting travellers over the last 12 months. That is the alarming main finding from a new report by the London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, which found that … More Holidaymakers warned against increased threat from online fraudsters

A variety of email threats in Irish mailboxes

ESET Ireland looks at a few recent cyber threats arriving by mail in recent weeks, ranging from Tesco Bank phishing to a secret ‘Hungarian admirer’. It’s a numbers game that the cybercriminals are playing. Send out enough spam and a certain percentage of victims will click. So, week after week, we’re seeing new scams or … More A variety of email threats in Irish mailboxes

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

There is little doubt that smartphones have become a central part of our lives, allowing us to perform all sorts of tasks that make our everyday existence easier and more enjoyable. But while they aim to heighten convenience, there is a real feeling that smartphones are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So why are … More 10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones