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How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online

For over a decade, ESET and the San Diego Police Foundation have been working together to help keep children safe from online threats

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05 March 2021

Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerabilities exploited in attacks against US local governments

Mandiant says attacks are taking place against a wide array of US targets -- local governments included.
05 March 2021

Cyberattack shuts down online learning at 15 UK schools

The cyberattack also took email, phone, and website communication offline.
05 March 2021

Airline data hack: hundreds of thousands of Star Alliance passengers' details stolen

Airline data hack: hundreds of thousands of Star Alliance passengers' details stolen

IT operator Sita, which serves airlines including Singapore, Lufthansa and United, reports systems breach revealing frequent flyer data

Data on hundreds of thousands of airline passengers around the world has been hacked via a “highly sophisticated” attack on the IT systems operator that serves around 90% of the global aviation industry.

Sita, which serves the Star Alliance of airlines including Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa and United, said on Thursday it had been the victim of a cyber attack leading to a breach of passenger data held on its servers.

Related: Airbus reveals planes sold in last two years will emit over 1bn tonnes of CO2

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05 March 2021

Business Apps Spoofed in 45% of Impersonation Attacks

Business-related applications like those from Microsoft, Zoom, and DocuSign are most often impersonated in brand phishing attacks.
04 March 2021

Healthcare Still Seeing High Level of Attacker Activity

Interest in vaccines is driving all sorts of activity, reports say, from vaccine-specific phishing to growing bot traffic on healthcare sites.
04 March 2021

Microsoft, FireEye Unmask More Malware Linked to SolarWinds Attackers

Microsoft, FireEye Unmask More Malware Linked to SolarWinds Attackers Researchers with Microsoft and FireEye found three new malware families, which they said are used by the threat group behind the SolarWinds attack.
04 March 2021

Microsoft, FireEye Uncover More Malware Used in the SolarWinds Campaign

Newly discovered tools were designed for late-stage use after the attackers had already established a relatively firm presence on a breached network, vendors say.
04 March 2021

Cyberattackers Target Top Russian Cybercrime Forums

Cyberattackers Target Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Elite Russian forums for cybercriminals have been hacked in a string of breaches, leaving hackers edgy and worried about law enforcement.  
04 March 2021

John McAfee Charged in 'Pump & Dump' Cryptocurrency Scheme

Justice officials claim antivirus founder and associate fraudulently promoted altcoins via Twitter.
04 March 2021

Microsoft rushes out fixes for four zero‑day flaws in Exchange Server

At least one vulnerability is being exploited by multiple cyberespionage groups to attacks targets mainly in the US, per ESET telemetry

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04 March 2021

Secure Laptops & the Enterprise of the Future

Secure Laptops & the Enterprise of the Future The enterprise of the future will depend upon organizations' ability to extend the company firewall to everywhere people are working.
04 March 2021

New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government Badges

Criminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money.
04 March 2021

National Surveillance Camera Rollout Roils Privacy Activists

National Surveillance Camera Rollout Roils Privacy Activists TALON, a network of smart, connected security cameras developed by the Atlanta-based startup and installed by law enforcement around the country, raises surveillance-related privacy concerns.
04 March 2021

Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Natasja Bolton

 

With more than 20 years in the technology industry, Natasja Bolton’s experience has largely been a positive one where she has felt supported by her male peers, teachers, and managers along the way. But where the technology world does itself a disservice to women, she says, is by not advertising the scale of the industry and the variety of jobs that are out there. In this edition of our podcast, Natasja explains why the perception of the industry might be one of the barriers for women.

04 March 2021

CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Exchange Servers

CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Exchange Servers Espionage attacks exploiting the just-patched remote code-execution security bugs in Microsoft Exchange servers are quickly spreading.
04 March 2021

Qualys Is the Latest Victim of Accellion Data Breach

Security vendor confirms attackers exploited a previously disclosed vulnerability in the enterprise firewall technology to breach its network.
04 March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Spear-Phishing Attacks Jump 26 Percent

COVID-19 Vaccine Spear-Phishing Attacks Jump 26 Percent Cybercriminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine to steal Microsoft credentials, infect systems with malware and bilk victims out of hundreds of dollars.
04 March 2021

Three Top Russian Cybercrime Forums Hacked

Over the past few weeks, three of the longest running and most venerated Russian-language online forums serving thousands of experienced cybercriminals have been hacked. In two of the intrusions, the attackers made off with the forums' user databases, including email and Internet addresses and hashed passwords.
04 March 2021

Why We Need More Blue Team Voices at the Table

The red team draws attention, but the blue team has the expertise to keep networks secure day in and day out.
04 March 2021