ESET news stories
ESET Research discovers new cyber threat to Mac users
Researchers from ESET have discovered a previously unknown macOS backdoor that spies on users of compromised Macs.
ESET launches new range of solutions to partner with telcos and ISPs
The all-new ESET NetProtect will enable telcos and ISPs to offer consumers easy-to-use, installation-free protection against various online threats.
ESET updates products and launches 'Inspect Cloud' solution
ESET has refreshed its line of business products and announced the arrival of ESET Inspect Cloud, designed to help businesses with security measures.
Vulnerabilities in Lenovo laptops expose users to UEFI malware
Researchers at ESET have discovered three vulnerabilities affecting various Lenovo consumer laptop models.
ESET adds innovations to security platform and solution
ESET has refreshed its line of business products created to help organisations of all sizes prevent cyber criminals from wreaking havoc.
Malicious Android apps targeting Malaysian bank customers
Researchers at cyber security firm ESET have analysed three malicious Android applications targeting customers of eight Malaysian banks.
Malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets Android and iOS users
Researchers have discovered a sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme that targets mobile devices running Android or iOS.
IWD 2022: ESET Australia joins women’s scholarship program
ESET Australia has announced it is joining the company's global Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship program, awarding $5,000 to a woman currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program majoring in a STEM field.
ESET, Intel partnership to enhance endpoint security
"This collaboration recognises the immediate boost in ransomware protection that integrating Intels hardware-based ransomware detection technology can deliver."
Attempts to exploit MS Exchange most frequent intrusion vector
"With cyberattacks continuing to be prevalent in the digital economy, it is crucial for businesses to remain updated on the latest tactics in cyberattacks."
ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
ESET's Threat Report sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason behind the rise of email threats, and fluctuating threats due to cryptocurrencies.
ESET discovers DazzleSpy, a new macOS spying malware
The vulnerability could also have been exploited on iOS, even on devices such as the iPhone XS and newer.
ESET named strategic leader in endpoint prevention and response
ESET achieved high scores in the categories of active prevention, passive response, and combined prevention/response capabilities, scoring 96%, 100%, and 98%.
ESET analyses malicious frameworks targeting physically isolated networks
"For organisations with critical information systems and/or classified information, the loss of data could be hugely damaging. The potential that these frameworks have is very concerning."
Cyber attacks increase, despite growing threat awareness in APAC region
According to ESET, as people are increasingly dependent on the internet to work, communicate, shop and entertain themselves, scammers are also taking advantage of the new normal to lure victims.
ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in A/NZ
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
ESET Threat Report highlights aggressive ransomware tactics and intensifying password-guessing attacks
“Ransomware gangs may have overdone it this time," says ESET threat report.
Android espionage: ESET uncovers BladeHawk campaign via Facebook
ESET researchers have investigated a targeted mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group.
71 billion ransomware attacks on remote access - ESET
"Ransomware is currently one of the most potent cyberthreats to modern organisations."
New malware families discovered eavesdropping on governments, targeting eCommerce
"This should be disturbing for all serious web portals that want to protect their visitors’ data, including authentication and payment information."
Majority of paid ransom demands experience repeat attack
"Paying the demands can have severe consequences, showing future attackers that the organisation could be easy pickings for some quick cash."
Surge in Android banking malware and RDP attacks - ESET
A new report from cybersecurity firm ESET has revealed rapid abuse of trending vulnerabilities and configuration flaws by cyber crooks.
Android stalkerware on the rise
"Searching for these tools online is not difficult at all; you do not have to browse underground websites."
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.