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ESET Threat Report Q3 2020

A view of the Q3 2020 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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28 October 2020

North Korea-Backed Spy Group Poses as Reporters in Spearphishing Attacks, Feds Warn

North Korea-Backed Spy Group Poses as Reporters in Spearphishing Attacks, Feds Warn The Kimsuky/Hidden Cobra APT is going after the commercial sector, according to CISA.
28 October 2020

Experts Weigh in on E-Commerce Security Amid Snowballing Threats

Experts Weigh in on E-Commerce Security Amid Snowballing Threats How a retail sector reeling from COVID-19 can lock down their online systems to prevent fraud during the upcoming holiday shopping spike.
28 October 2020

Trump Campaign Website Defaced by Cryptocurrency Scam

Trump Campaign Website Defaced by Cryptocurrency Scam Hackers claim to have access to classified information linking the president to the origin of the coronavirus and criminal collusion with foreign actors.
28 October 2020

Survey Uncovers High Level of Concern Over Firewalls

More than half of respondents are planning to reduce their network firewall footprint because of what they see as limitations in the technology.
27 October 2020

Lax Security Exposes Smart-Irrigation Systems to Attack Across the Globe  

Lax Security Exposes Smart-Irrigation Systems to Attack Across the Globe   Systems designed by Mottech Water Management were misconfigured and put in place and connected to the internet without password protections.
27 October 2020

Chinese Attackers' Favorite Flaws Prove Global Threats, Research Shows

Following the NSA's list of 25 security flaws often weaponized by Chinese attackers, researchers evaluated how they're used around the world.
27 October 2020

Amazon Fires Employee Who Leaked Customer Names, Emails

Amazon Fires Employee Who Leaked Customer Names, Emails Amazon notified customers and law enforcement of the insider-threat incident this week.
27 October 2020

MITRE Shield Matrix Highlights Deception & Concealment Technology

The role that these technologies play in the MITRE Shield matrix is a clear indicator that they are an essential part of today's security landscape.
27 October 2020

Poll: Always Learning

Cybersecurity certifications remain as popular as ever. Any interest in expanding your skill set?
27 October 2020

Akamai Acquires Asavie

Asavie's mobile, IoT, and security products and services will become part of the Akamai Security and Personalization Services product line.
27 October 2020

Developers' Approach to App Testing Could Cut Flaw Fix Times by 80 Days

An analysis of more than 130,000 active applications found more with at least one high-severity flaw compared with 2019.
27 October 2020

Employees Aware of Emailed Threats Open Suspicious Messages

A survey of 1,000 employees finds 96% of employees are aware of digital threats, but 45% click emails they consider to be suspicious.
27 October 2020

LinkedIn, Instagram Vulnerable to Preview-Link RCE Security Woes

LinkedIn, Instagram Vulnerable to Preview-Link RCE Security Woes Popular chat apps, including LINE, Slack, Twitter DMs and others, can also leak location data and share private info with third-party servers.
27 October 2020

Majority of Microsoft 365 Admins Don’t Enable MFA

Majority of Microsoft 365 Admins Don’t Enable MFA Beyond admins, researchers say that 97 percent of all total Microsoft 365 users do not use multi-factor authentication.
27 October 2020

5 Human Factors That Affect Secure Software Development

With the move to remote work, it's especially important to understand how to support, discourage, and monitor conditions for development teams.
27 October 2020

Code42 Incydr Series: Secure Data in the Age of Remote Work

Code42 Incydr Series: Secure Data in the Age of Remote Work With Code42 Incydr, you can keep tabs on when and where your data is going — without restricting where or how your employees want to collaborate and work.
27 October 2020

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm Veracode's Chris Eng discusses the cyber threats facing shoppers who are going online due to the pandemic and the imminent holiday season.
27 October 2020

Google Boots 21 Bogus Gaming Apps from Play Marketplace

Google Boots 21 Bogus Gaming Apps from Play Marketplace Android apps packed with malware from HiddenAds family downloaded 8 million times from the online marketplace.
27 October 2020

Google Mending Another Crack in Widevine

For the second time in as many years, Google is working to fix a weakness in its Widevine digital rights management (DRM) technology used by online streaming sites like Disney, Hulu and Netflix to prevent their content from being pirated.
26 October 2020