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5 steps to make Halloween less cyber-scary for kids

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Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET explains 5 steps to help kids avoid security horrors and stay safe from rogue online “neighbors” at Halloween and thereafter? It’s that time of year again when children, decked out in special costumes, roam the streets and ask for treats from neighbors. The online world, too, is inhabited by creatures that aren’t what they seem to be and wolves in sheep’s (or grandma’s) clothing can be up to something seriously mean. Its consequences can hurt […]

ESET launches new security solutions

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ESET launches new security solutions to protect constantly-connected users with the latest version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium. All these solutions offer fortified multilayered protection, enhanced IoT protection,

5 steps to stay safe online

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Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET discusses 5 essential steps you can take to increase your online safety – now and in the long run too October is recognized as European Cyber Security Month in Europe and as National Cyber Security Awareness Month across the pond, giving us all ample opportunity to pause to think about the growing importance of cybersecurity and about ways to stay safe online. And that’s not all as far as special dates go. October 5, also happens to […]

Protect your Smart TV from security threats

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Authored by Gabrielle Ladouceur Despins, writer at WeLiveSecurity-ESET The final stretch of 2018 approaches. For parents of young children, this means that lunch boxes and homework are back. It is also the season, for many of us, when trees start to change color before the arrival of the cold season. It is also the time when entertainment companies try to entice viewers back to the sofa to discover what new treats they have in store.Your couch is ready, you’ve possibly […]

Fake finance apps targeting users

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Lukas Stefanko, Malware Researcher at ESET highlights that cybercrooks have used fake finance apps on Google Play to phish six online banks and cryptocurrency exchange worldwide. The writer also shares tips to secure yourself against such crimes. Another set of fake finance apps has found its way into the official Google Play store. This time, the apps have impersonated six banks from New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Poland, and the Austrian cryptocurrency exchange Bitpanda. Using bogus forms, the […]

Focus on Industrial Security at Black Hat

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Written by Cameron Camp, security researcher at ESET  Industrial Control System (ICS) security was ramped up at Black Hat USA – with packed sessions ranging from specific attacks to vulnerable hardware – all with the aim of protecting critical infrastructure, whose security shortcomings so frequently hit the headlines these days.

AI seen as a Silver Bullet

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New research from global cybersecurity firm ESET reveals that the recent hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is deceiving three in four IT decision makers (75%) into believing the technologies are the silver bullet to solving their cybersecurity challenges