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Key insights from ESET’s latest Threat Report – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

A review of the key trends that defined the threatscape in the first four months of 2022 and what these developments mean for your cyber-defenses

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03 June 2022

100 days of war in Ukraine: How the conflict is playing out in cyberspace

It’s been 100 days since Russia invaded Ukraine, and we look back at various cyberattacks connected to the conflict

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03 June 2022

Old Hacks Die Hard: Ransomware, Social Engineering Top Verizon DBIR Threats – Again

Old Hacks Die Hard: Ransomware, Social Engineering Top Verizon DBIR Threats – Again Deja-Vu data from this year's DBIR report feels like we are stuck in the movie 'Groundhog Day.'
03 June 2022

Evil Corp Pivots LockBit to Dodge U.S. Sanctions

Evil Corp Pivots LockBit to Dodge U.S. Sanctions The cybercriminal group is distancing itself from its previous branding by shifting tactics and tools once again in an aim to continue to profit from its nefarious activity.
03 June 2022

Cybersecurity in the future: Security 'by PlayStation' and IoT asbestos

WithSecure's Mikko Hyppönen shares his predictions for cybersecurity, cybercrime, and how our devices will be protected.
02 June 2022

Cybercriminals Expand Attack Radius and Ransomware Pain Points

Cybercriminals Expand Attack Radius and Ransomware Pain Points Melissa Bischoping, security researcher with Tanium and Infosec Insiders columnist, urges firms to consider the upstream and downstream impact of "triple extortion" ransomware attacks.
02 June 2022

ESET Threat Report T 1 2022

A view of the T 1 2022 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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02 June 2022

Scammers Target NFT Discord Channel

Scammers Target NFT Discord Channel Hackers escalate phishing and scamming attacks to exploit popular Discord bot and persuade users to click on the malicious links.
02 June 2022

International Authorities Take Down Flubot Malware Network

International Authorities Take Down Flubot Malware Network The info-stealing trojan used SMS messages and lifted contact credentials to spread with unprecedented speed across Android devices globally since December 2020.
02 June 2022

Being prepared for adversarial attacks

Being prepared for adversarial attacks There is no question that the level of threats facing today’s businesses continues to change on a daily basis. So what are the trends that CISOs need to be on the lookout for? For this episode of the Threatpost podcast, I am joined by Derek Manky, Chief Security Strategist & VP Global Threat Intelligence, Fortinet’s […]
02 June 2022

Microsoft Releases Workaround for ‘One-Click’ 0Day Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Workaround for ‘One-Click’ 0Day Under Active Attack Threat actors already are exploiting vulnerability, dubbed ‘Follina’ and originally identified back in April, to target organizations in Russia and Tibet, researchers said.
01 June 2022

Talking to children about the internet: A kid’s perspective

A 14-year-old shares his thoughts about technology and the potential privacy and security implications of the internet

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01 June 2022

Costa Rica May Be Pawn in Conti Ransomware Group’s Bid to Rebrand, Evade Sanctions

Costa Rica’s national health service was hacked sometime earlier this morning by a Russian ransomware group known as Hive. The intrusion comes just weeks after Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves declared a state of emergency in response to a data ransom attack from a different Russian ransomware gang — Conti. Ransomware experts say there is good reason to believe the same cybercriminals are behind both attacks, and that Hive has been helping Conti rebrand and evade international sanctions targeting extortion payouts to cybercriminals operating in Russia.
31 May 2022

EnemyBot Malware Targets Web Servers, CMS Tools and Android OS

EnemyBot Malware Targets Web Servers, CMS Tools and Android OS Malware borrows generously from code used by other botnets such as Mirai, Qbot and Zbot.
31 May 2022

ChromeLoader Browser Hijacker Provides Gateway to Bigger Threats

ChromeLoader Browser Hijacker Provides Gateway to Bigger Threats The malvertiser’s use of PowerShell could push it beyond its basic capabilities to spread ransomware, spyware or steal data from browser sessions, researchers warn.
31 May 2022

Zero-Day ‘Follina’ Bug Lays Older Microsoft Office Versions Open to Attack

Zero-Day ‘Follina’ Bug Lays Older Microsoft Office Versions Open to Attack Malware loads itself from remote servers and bypasses Microsoft's Defender AV scanner, according to reports.
30 May 2022

Keeping it real: Don’t fall for lies about the war

Falsehoods about the war in Ukraine come in all shapes and sizes – here are a few examples of what’s in the fake news

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30 May 2022

Scams targeting NFT investors – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

As with everything digital, there's someone, somewhere devising a method to steal the assets away from their rightful owners

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27 May 2022

Critical Flaws in Popular ICS Platform Can Trigger RCE

Critical Flaws in Popular ICS Platform Can Trigger RCE Cisco Talos discovered eight vulnerabilities in the Open Automation Software, two of them critical, that pose risk for critical infrastructure networks.
27 May 2022

Cybersecurity: A global problem that requires a global answer

New and exacerbated cyber-risks following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are fueling a new urgency towards enhancing resilience

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27 May 2022