Cyber Security

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As NFTs exploded in popularity, scammers also jumped on the hype. Watch out for counterfeit NFTs, rug pulls, pump-and-dumps and other common scams plaguing the industry. Looking back at 2012, colored coins were the first hint of what we now call non-fungible tokens (NFTs), or nifties for some. Ten years later, these blockhain-based assets that
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In the age of the perpetual news cycle and digital media, the risks that stem from the fake news problem are all too real Every day brings a deluge of news content that competes for our attention and spans everything from politics, health, sports, climate change to the war in Ukraine. The endless amount and
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The decision to release a ransomware decryptor involves a delicate balancing act between helping victims recover their data and alerting criminals to errors in their code Ransomware – the security scourge of the modern, digital world – just keeps getting more dangerous. We’re educating users about what to do, but it’s hard to stay ahead
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The ‘it won’t happen to me’ mindset leaves you unprepared – here are some common factors that put any of us at risk of online fraud Sometimes you need to say things that go without saying: The internet has revolutionized our lives, changing the way we work, learn, entertain ourselves and interact with each other.
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What can organizations do to capitalize on the current fluidity in the job market and bring fresh cybersecurity talent into the fold? We all know there’s a cybersecurity skills shortage. Across the globe, the shortfall of talent is now measured in the millions. We’ve also all heard about the Great Resignation: a once-in-a-generation period of
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The conflict in Ukraine has highlighted the risks of cyberespionage attacks that typically involve Advanced Persistent Threat groups and often target organizations’ most valuable data The conflict in Ukraine has highlighted the risks of cyberespionage and sabotage, which typically involve Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups. In this special edition of Week in security, Tony looks
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Here’s what you should know about some of the nastiest mobile malware – from malicious software that takes phones and data hostage to RATs that allow hackers to control devices remotely These days, the device in your pocket can do far more than call or send text messages. Your smartphone stores almost every aspect of
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Organizations need to get better at mitigating threats from unknown vulnerabilities, especially as both state-backed operatives and financially-motivated cybercriminals are increasing their activity Zero-day vulnerabilities have always had something of a special reputation in the cybersecurity space. These software bugs are exploited for attacks before the flaw is known to the software vendor and so
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ESET researchers reveal a detailed profile of TA410: we believe this cyberespionage umbrella group consists of three different teams using different toolsets, including a new version of the FlowCloud espionage backdoor discovered by ESET. ESET researchers have documented and analyzed TA410 activity going back to 2019. TA410 is a cyberespionage umbrella group loosely linked to
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ESET researchers discover multiple vulnerabilities in various Lenovo laptop models that allow an attacker with admin privileges to expose the user to firmware-level malware ESET researchers have discovered and analyzed three vulnerabilities affecting various Lenovo consumer laptop models. The first two of these vulnerabilities – CVE-2021-3971, CVE-2021-3972 – affect UEFI firmware drivers originally meant to
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ESET researchers provided technical analysis, statistical information, and known command and control server domain names and IP addresses ESET has collaborated with partners Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, and others in an attempt to disrupt known Zloader botnets. ESET contributed to the project by providing technical analysis,
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This ICS-capable malware targets a Ukrainian energy company This is a developing story and the blogpost will be updated as new information becomes available. Executive summary The blogpost presents the analysis of a cyberattack against a Ukrainian energy provider. Key points: ESET researchers collaborated with CERT-UA to analyze the attack against the Ukrainian energy company
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As cloud systems are increasingly the bedrock on which digital transformation is built, keeping a close eye on how they are secured is an essential cybersecurity best practice For weeks, cybersecurity experts and government agencies have been urging organizations to enhance their cyber-defenses due to the increased threat of cyberattacks amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.