A security researcher has described how he uncovered a severe security hole in dozens of different Netgear routers, meaning that "hundreds of thousands, if not over a million" devices could be at risk of having their admin passwords stolen by hackers.
Archives - January 2017
A new way of looking at cybersecurity, no longer viewing it as a goal in itself, but instead something that is directly connected to business needs.
Ransomware is not going anywhere. Here, we've rounded up vital tips and advice from three ESET experts: Lysa Myers, Stephen Cobb and David Harley.
Only one month into the new year, it appears that we may well have our first example jackware in 2017 with a ransomware of things attack on an Austrian hotel.
IT security professionals are at the forefront of the demand from companies across the UK, many of whom have placed greater demand on tech skills.
"When looking for vulnerabilities in open-source code, it is advisable to check portions of code that is prone to errors": Useful tips from one of ESET's malware analysts, Matías Porolli, on how to spot vulnerable code.
Privacy and security fears are driving many people to look into the possibilities of private browsing. We investigate what it is and how you stay anonymous online
As Data Privacy Day is upon us, we thought it apt to put together some top tips on how to manage and secure your online information.
Recent phishing scams targeted both Gmail and Yahoo, and now attackers have their sights set on PayPal with some very convincing bait.
Cybercrime is victimizing US companies and consumers, but a gap in cybersecurity skills presents a problem for the federal government. ESET's Stephen Cobb investigates.
Could the Internet of Things spark the Ransomware of Things? ESET's Stephen Cobb examines how ransomware and jackware are evolving.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether Yahoo could have been quicker to tell investors about two record-breaking data breaches.
Lloyds Banking Group fell victim to an attempted cyberattack earlier this month, which saw cybercriminals attempt to crash the online banking service over a two day period.
If you have a piece of Apple technology in your house or office, chances are that it's time you updated it.
There were approximately 5.6 million incidents of fraud and cybercrime in the UK last year, new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.
If you were trying to use the public computers at St Louis Public Library this week you may have experienced more than your fair share of problems.
There are signs of improvement in the global cybersecurity skills gap, but serious problems still remain, a new report finds.
The UK's ICO has released a new set of guidelines aimed at ensuring companies are adequately prepared for the introduction of the GDPR.
This month’s Flashback Wednesday takes us back to the beginning. Pakistani Brain, discovered on January 19th, is considered to be the first-ever PC virus.
ESET’s Cameron Camp provides valuable insight into what you should do if you're a victim of ransomware.