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eWeek
With Hack of NiceHash Exchange, Bitcoin Security Concerns GrowToday’s topics include a costly security breach of Bitcoin exchange site NiceHa
eWeek / Posted 3 days ago
Today’s topics include a costly security breach of Bitcoin exchange site NiceHash; Microsoft and ESET working with law enforcement to disrupt the Gamarue botnet; Apple updating its macOS and iOS operating systems to fix security vulnerabilities; and... Read more
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The Register
Hackers' delight: Mobile bank app security flaw could have smacked millionsor modification of apps. Real attackers won't play so nicely. Mark James, a se
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
or modification of apps. Real attackers won't play so nicely. Mark James, a security specialist at anti-malware firm ESET, added: “Using financial services through your mobile device, either a smartphone or tablet, should ideally be done... Read more
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International Business Times
What is StrongPity2? New spyware takes over for the infamous FinFisher in watering hole operations and can be used for keystroke logging, snooping on webcams, microphones and web
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
and can be used for keystroke logging, snooping on webcams, microphones and web browsing as well as exfiltration of files. ESET researcher Tomas Kafka reported that a new spyware dubbed StrongPity2 seems to have taken over for the infamous spyware... Read more
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International Business Times
Ashley Madison leaks, prison hacks, and bitcoin nightmares: The week in cybersecurity the FBI, Germany's Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate, Euroju
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
the FBI, Germany's Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate, Eurojust and private firms such as Microsoft and ESET had dismantled Andromeda — a long-running malware family and botnet.Parliament horror: Tory MPs admitted they openly... Read more
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techcentral.ie
What is a botnet? And why they aren't going away anytime soonto go anywhere until we take this guy off the street.” In another sign of prog
techcentral.ie / Posted 8 days ago
to go anywhere until we take this guy off the street.” In another sign of progress, law enforcement agencies working with ESET and Microsoft took down 464 botnets last week, associated with 1,214 command-and-control domains and 80 malware... Read more
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International Business Times
Andromeda botnet mastermind and prolific cybercrime kingpin arrested in Belarus working with a global coalition including the FBI, Europol and other European l
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
working with a global coalition including the FBI, Europol and other European law enforcement agencies. Microsoft and ESET also assisted in the operation. However, authorities did not name the suspected hacker. According to Recorded Future,... Read more
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Fortune
Alleged Cyber Crime Kingpin Arrested in BelarusAustralia, Belarus, Canada, Montenegro, Singapore and Taiwan. The police opera
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
Australia, Belarus, Canada, Montenegro, Singapore and Taiwan. The police operation, which involved help from Microsoft and ESET, a Slovakian cyber security firm, was significant both for the number of computers infected worldwidew and because... Read more
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International Business Times
What is Andromeda? Global law enforcement agencies take down botnet linked to 80 malware families the FBI, Germany's Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate, Euroju
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
the FBI, Germany's Luneburg Central Criminal Investigation Inspectorate, Eurojust and private firms such as Microsoft and ESET dismantled Andromeda — one of the longest running malware families in existence. Developed in September 2011, the... Read more
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The Register
International team takes down virus-spewing Andromeda botnetof malware onto infected PCs. It was shut down on November 29 in a combined ope
The Register / Posted 10 days ago
of malware onto infected PCs. It was shut down on November 29 in a combined operation by Europol, the FBI, security vendor ESET and Microsoft. A suspect thought to be associated with the botnet was arrested in Belarus. "This is another example of... Read more
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International Business Times
Black Friday and Cyber Monday: 10 tips to stay safe from hackers and scams over the holidays to send out emails that we mortals are unable to resist, and to top it all off
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
to send out emails that we mortals are unable to resist, and to top it all off they can be as extravagant as they wish," ESET security specialist Mark James warned. Beware of any emails that offer deals, cash prizes and timed sales. Always check... Read more
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WA Today
Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping scamsare banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – se
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
are banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – senior research fellow at security vendor ESET. Watch out for Black Friday scams this weekend. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich "Every year Black Friday and Cyber Monday... Read more
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Canberra Times
Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping scamsare banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – se
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
are banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – senior research fellow at security vendor ESET. Watch out for Black Friday scams this weekend. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich "Every year Black Friday and Cyber Monday... Read more
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The Age
Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping scamsare banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – se
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
are banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – senior research fellow at security vendor ESET. Watch out for Black Friday scams this weekend. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich "Every year Black Friday and Cyber Monday... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping scamsare banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – se
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
are banking on the fact that you'll drop your guard, warns Nick FitzGerald – senior research fellow at security vendor ESET. Watch out for Black Friday scams this weekend. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich "Every year Black Friday and Cyber Monday... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aussie passengers hit in Uber hackmonths before new Australians laws force companies to reveal data breaches to c
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
months before new Australians laws force companies to reveal data breaches to consumers, though exclusive research from ESET will on Thursday reveal 60 per cent of organisations did not plan to reveal data thefts immediately. An Uber spokesman... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie passengers hit in Uber hackmonths before new Australians laws force companies to reveal data breaches to c
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
months before new Australians laws force companies to reveal data breaches to consumers, though exclusive research from ESET will on Thursday reveal 60 per cent of organisations did not plan to reveal data thefts immediately. An Uber spokesman... Read more
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International Business Times
Malicious Bankbot malware found hiding in flashlight and Solitaire apps to steal your bank details seemingly trustworthy apps such as flashlight and Solitaire apps. According to
International Business Times / Posted 24 days ago
seemingly trustworthy apps such as flashlight and Solitaire apps. According to a new report by cybersecurity firms Avast, ESET and SfyLabs, thousands of Android users have been infected by new versions of the malicious Trojan over the past few... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Murkiness surrounds firm linked by dossier to hacking of Demsand profitable, and isn’t necessarily a risk to infect computers, cautioned Ste
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
and profitable, and isn’t necessarily a risk to infect computers, cautioned Stephen Cobb, a senior security researcher with ESET North America in San Diego. “If you are a legitimate supplier of pornography you do not want to mess up your customer’s... Read more
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International Business Times
Android malware with up to 17.4m downloads found lurking in 144 apps on Google Play analysis, the malware was found on 143 more pieces of software. The news came
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
analysis, the malware was found on 143 more pieces of software. The news came as two other cybersecurity companies – ESET and Dr Web – disclosed similar findings about sets of malicious mobile software successfully sneaking onto Google's... Read more
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Limerick Post
Limerick technology expert warns of serious cyber attack risksat Wednesday’s seminar, which gets under way at 9.30am, will include Urban Schr
Limerick Post / Posted a month ago
at Wednesday’s seminar, which gets under way at 9.30am, will include Urban Schrott, IT Security and Cybercrime Analyst with ESET Ireland; Laura Kavanagh, Head of Marketing at JJ Kavanagh & Sons and compere Catriona Tierney of Limerick’s Live... Read more
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CNET
The first result for "Windows Movie Maker" on Google is a scambe Microsoft's program. The third result is an app on Microsoft's website, whic
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
be Microsoft's program. The third result is an app on Microsoft's website, which people have complained is filled with ads. ESET If you're looking to download the amateur video editor that Microsoft had provided for years, you won't find it from... Read more

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