65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…

Earlier this month, Tumblr revealed that it had recently become aware that user addresses and salted and hashed passwords dating back to 2013 had fallen into the hands of hackers. We recently learned that a third party had obtained access to a set of Tumblr user email addresses with salted and hashed passwords from early… More 65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…

Antispam: Keeping the gate closed

ESET antispam solution has been recognized as best on market. Miroslav Rolko, Antispam Core Development Team Lead, explains what’s behind ESET’s dominance. First, congratulations on your success in the recent Virus Bulletin and AV-Comparatives tests of antispam solutions. It’s quite rare that two authorities independently award the best mark to both a consumer and business… More Antispam: Keeping the gate closed

Mumblehard takedown ends army of Linux servers from spamming

One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, we are pleased to report that it is no longer active. ESET, in cooperation with the Cyber Police of Ukraine and CyS Centrum LLC, have taken down the Mumblehard botnet, stopping all its spamming activities since February 29th, 2016. ESET is… More Mumblehard takedown ends army of Linux servers from spamming

5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

At ESET Laboratories, we are constantly analyzing and studying how cybercriminals propagate their threats all over the world. Day after day, we receive many different kinds of malicious code created for a variety of purposes. Some are aimed at home users, while others are focused on attacking the business world. Looking back at what we have… More 5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

What were the main email scams in Ireland in January?

ESET Ireland looks at Electric Ireland, Bank of Ireland and “looking for love” scams targeting Irish mailboxes this January. For years now, Ireland has proven a profitable target for cybercriminals. Which is why they persistently keep coming back for more. Varieties and new forms of phishing scams or infecting links keep finding their way into… More What were the main email scams in Ireland in January?

Asian cybercriminals trying to scam ESET Ireland too

An old “domain registration” scam is trying to catch Irish businesses off guard. The email we received follows the same pattern as similar “domain registration” scams we’ve seen in the past, going as far back as 2004. But it seems a certain number of people are still falling for it, which is why the cybercriminals… More Asian cybercriminals trying to scam ESET Ireland too