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ESET discovers active campaign targeting Android users
2 days ago
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phishing
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google play
Malicious apps used in this campaign are able to exfiltrate contacts, SMS messages, recorded phone calls, and even chat messages.
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Cyberespionage group Worok targeting companies, governments
Thu 8 Sep 2022
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cybersecurity
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government
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cyber espionage
ESET researchers have discovered a previously unknown cyberespionage group that targets various high-profile companies and local governments.
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ESET Research discovers new cyber threat to Mac users
Fri 22 Jul 2022
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apple
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cybersecurity
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technology gifts
Researchers from ESET have discovered a previously unknown macOS backdoor that spies on users of compromised Macs.
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ESET launches new range of solutions to partner with telcos and ISPs
Thu 2 Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
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telecommunications
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isp
The all-new ESET NetProtect will enable telcos and ISPs to offer consumers easy-to-use, installation-free protection against various online threats.
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ESET updates products and launches 'Inspect Cloud' solution
Mon 25 Apr 2022
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network management
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network security
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firewall
ESET has refreshed its line of business products and announced the arrival of ESET Inspect Cloud, designed to help businesses with security measures.
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Vulnerabilities in Lenovo laptops expose users to UEFI malware
Wed 20 Apr 2022
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malware
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
Researchers at ESET have discovered three vulnerabilities affecting various Lenovo consumer laptop models.
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ESET adds innovations to security platform and solution
Tue 12 Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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edr
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software update
ESET has refreshed its line of business products created to help organisations of all sizes prevent cyber criminals from wreaking havoc.
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Malicious Android apps targeting Malaysian bank customers
Fri 8 Apr 2022
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smartphones
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cybersecurity
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technology gifts
Researchers at cyber security firm ESET have analysed three malicious Android applications targeting customers of eight Malaysian banks.
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Malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets Android and iOS users
Mon 28 Mar 2022
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malware
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smartphones
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cryptocurrency
Researchers have discovered a sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme that targets mobile devices running Android or iOS.
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IWD 2022: ESET Australia joins women’s scholarship program
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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cybersecurity
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women in technology
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scholarship
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.
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ESET, Intel partnership to enhance endpoint security
Mon 7 Mar 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
"This collaboration recognises the immediate boost in ransomware protection that integrating Intels hardware-based ransomware detection technology can deliver."
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Attempts to exploit MS Exchange most frequent intrusion vector
Tue 15 Feb 2022
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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"With cyberattacks continuing to be prevalent in the digital economy, it is crucial for businesses to remain updated on the latest tactics in cyberattacks."
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ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
Wed 9 Feb 2022
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ransomware
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cryptocurrency
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malware
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.   
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ESET discovers DazzleSpy, a new macOS spying malware
Wed 2 Feb 2022
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apple
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malware
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technology gifts
The vulnerability could also have been exploited on iOS, even on devices such as the iPhone XS and newer.
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ESET named strategic leader in endpoint prevention and response
Fri 28 Jan 2022
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endpoint protection
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cybersecurity
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edr
ESET achieved high scores in the categories of active prevention, passive response, and combined prevention/response capabilities, scoring 96%, 100%, and 98%.
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ESET analyses malicious frameworks targeting physically isolated networks
Thu 2 Dec 2021
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network infrastructure
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network management
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cybersecurity
"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."
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Cyber attacks increase, despite growing threat awareness in APAC region
Wed 24 Nov 2021
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endpoint protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
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.
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ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in ANZ
Mon 18 Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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chillisoft
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it distributors
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
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ESET Threat Report highlights aggressive ransomware tactics and intensifying password-guessing attacks
Fri 1 Oct 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
“Ransomware gangs may have overdone it this time," says ESET threat report.
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Android espionage: ESET uncovers BladeHawk campaign via Facebook
Wed 8 Sep 2021
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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android
ESET researchers have investigated a targeted mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group. 
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71 billion ransomware attacks on remote access - ESET
Thu 12 Aug 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
"Ransomware is currently one of the most potent cyberthreats to modern organisations."
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New malware families discovered eavesdropping on governments, targeting eCommerce
Tue 10 Aug 2021
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malware
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seo
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eset
"This should be disturbing for all serious web portals that want to protect their visitors’ data, including authentication and payment information."
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Majority of paid ransom demands experience repeat attack
Tue 22 Jun 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
"Paying the demands can have severe consequences, showing future attackers that the organisation could be easy pickings for some quick cash."
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Surge in Android banking malware and RDP attacks - ESET
Thu 10 Jun 2021
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smartphones
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malware
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cybersecurity
A new report from cybersecurity firm ESET has revealed rapid abuse of trending vulnerabilities and configuration flaws by cyber crooks.
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