ESET records a wave of multi-lingual e-mail based (s)extortion scams scaring victims into payment

ESET continues to warn users of fraudulent e-mail messages that seek to extort money, especially from people watching online pornographic videos. The attacker in the email claims they have hacked the intended victim’s device and has recorded the person while watching pornographic content. The email also asserts that the video has not only captured the … More ESET records a wave of multi-lingual e-mail based (s)extortion scams scaring victims into payment

Malware warning for Mac users, after HandBrake mirror download server hacked

A mirror download server for the popular tool HandBrake video file-transcoding app has been compromised by hackers, who replaced its Mac edition with malware. The first most Mac users will know about the security incident will be when they visit the app’s website, at https://handbrake.fr, and see a link to a “Security Alert”: Anyone who … More Malware warning for Mac users, after HandBrake mirror download server hacked

Irish Netflix users targeted by a scam website

ESET Ireland warns Irish Netflix users of a spam email asking to update their payment method, leading to a fraudulent website ESET Ireland came across a new spam email, purporting to come from Netflix and asking users to “update their payment method” by logging into their Netflix account. Netflix is a global provider of streaming … More Irish Netflix users targeted by a scam website

My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam

Not even a week has passed since ESET warned users worldwide about an active Ray-Ban scam campaign on Facebook, which tricks users into sending their payment card details to the attackers. Today we bring you information on yet another malicious activity targeting the world’s largest social network. This time, malicious links are disguised as a … More My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam