The list was created over the course of 15 years, but the last four of the frameworks emerged last year, proof of an increased interest by threat actors to target isolated systems. Only malware components working together to create an offline, covert communication channel between air-gapped networks and a threat actor were taken into consideration…

Multiple attack groups are exploiting the critical Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities patched last week – and the growing wave of global activity began before Microsoft released emergency fixes on March 2. Security firms including Red Canary and FireEye are now tracking the exploit activity in clusters and anticipate the number of clusters will grow over…

After a year in which COVID-19 upended the way we live, work and socialize, we are likely to see an increased threat from ransomware and fileless malware in 2021, according to ESET. Trend 1: The future of work – embracing a new reality The advent of the pandemic has ushered in mass implementation of remote…

Previous attacks involving this malware family were observed leveraging malicious versions of the trading app Stockfolio, and security researchers also associated the GMERA Trojan with the activities of North Korean hackers. Recently identified campaigns featuring the malware involved the use of several websites that distributed malicious applications claiming to provide cryptocurrency trading capabilities. The cybercriminals…

Criminal hacking: Top technology risk to health, safety and prosperity

Americans believe criminal hacking into computer systems is now a top risk to their health, safety and prosperity. Criminal hacking, a new ESET survey finds, outranks other significant hazards, including climate change, nuclear power, hazardous waste, and government surveillance. The survey was conducted by ESET security researchers, and asked randomly selected adults to rate their…

New security solutions from ESET provide added cyber protection

SAN DIEGO – October 25, 2016 – Internet users now have more ways to stay protected from the latest cyber threats with the introduction of two new security solutions released today by IT security company ESET®: ESET Smart Security Premium and ESET Internet Security. ESET’s newly introduced lineup helps individuals stay protected from common cyber threats like webcam spying,…