Spam is any form of unsolicited text, call or computer communication sent in bulk. Cybercriminals send spam via emails, IMs, text messages, and also phone calls and voicemails. Experiencing spam is not only distressing, but can pose a severe threat to the privacy of your personal data. ESET has put together a guide to what … More What is Spam? A Complete Guide
Drowning in spam? A study presented at Black Hat USA 2021 examines if sharing your personal information with major companies contributes to the deluge of nuisance emails, texts and phone calls. Every day my inbox seems to receive more and more spam. Understanding what generates it and how to avoid it is essential in the … More Is your personal information being abused?
Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed. While various social media platforms have popped up over the years, Facebook remains one of the most popular of them all. Case in … More Common Facebook scams and how to avoid them
Many of us at ESET are parents like you. We feel the need to guide our children through life and protect them from harm, but today the responsibility is a tremendous challenge. With increasingly complex mobile devices, new communication platforms and a quickly evolving online language, there’s a great deal for parents to learn in … More A safer internet for children – a parents’guide
How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business? We’ve all heard of phishing, the tried-and-tested email scam that spoofs authoritative sources to trick recipients into handing over sensitive information or downloading malware. Well, vishing is its voice call equivalent. It’s … More Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?