brute-force

Remote Work Pushes Brute-Force Attacks Higher

The widespread switch to work-from-home arrangements around the globe means employees are working offsite at unprecedented levels. It’s also prompted cybercriminals to find additional targets to exploit. We have heard for months ...
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personality

How Personality Influences Cybersecurity Behavior

In August 2019, ESET and The Myers-Briggs Company released preliminary findings of a fascinating study on the way personality types can influence cybersecurity behaviors. With just a snippet of the data available, ...
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Antisocial Android Apps

Lukas Stefanko for ESET: Banking Trojans continue to surface on Google Play The malicious apps have all been removed from the official Android store but not before the apps were installed by ...

Android/iOS detections down, but Fortnite flaw problematic

Android/iOS detections down, but Fortnite flaw linked with Man-in-the-Disk ...

Fortnite and Android: an Epic disagreement

ESET's Lukáš Štefanko argues that by shunning Google Play, Epic Games sets a dangerous precedent ...

Green Card scams & Tech Support scams

Interesting article comparing green card scams and tech support scams where the fake site looks more authentic than the real thing ...

Not looking phishy, and not hitting the panic button

An excellent ESET article on not grooming people into accepting phishing messages, plus ESET advice on the 'Sextortion and leaked passwords' story ...

June 16th update

Android malware; Apple deters developers from sharing data without permission; Mach-O loader spoofing issue; iPhone Restricted Mode; ADB.Miner malware and a continuing vulnerability ...

Tech support scam article for ESET

There may be persuasive reasons why providers are reluctant to engage directly with their customers, but the consequences may be grim for both provider and customer. (Plus links to stories about Nigerian ...

Android: shady security apps

ESET's interview with Lukáš Štefanko, following up on his article on near- or completely-useless Android apps ...