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Emotet starts another massive spam campaign just as Black Friday begins to pick up steam ESET has detected another large Emotet campaign, probably connected with the increased online shopping and email...

Microsoft now lets you log in with your face or security key

The software giant takes passwords one step closer to obsolescence as it now enables users to log into their Microsoft accounts with more modern forms of authentication Microsoft has announced...

What’s going on with Zebrocy?

In August 2018, Sednit’s operators deployed two new Zebrocy components, and since then we have seen an uptick in Zebrocy deployments, with targets in Central Asia, as well as countries...

New watering hole attack in Southeast Asia

ESET researchers identified 21 distinct websites that had been compromised including some particularly notable government and media sites ESET researchers have discovered a new watering hole campaign targeting several websites in...

Malware on Android can be avoided according to latest Google data

How much higher are the odds that your device will be exposed to malware if you download apps from outside Google Play or if you use one of Android’s older...

Emotet distributed in a major new large-scale spam campaign

The recent spike in Emotet activity shows that it remains an active threat A week after adding a new email content harvesting module, and following a period of low activity,...

Attackers breach web analytics service, go on to target Bitcoin platform

Latest ESET research shows just how far attackers will go in order to steal bitcoin from customers of one specific virtual currency exchange On November 3, attackers successfully breached StatCounter, a...

Nothing exceeds like excess; or, a lack of privacy in the digital age

What has the internet brought us? And how does privacy stay anchored in the data deluge of the digital age? Here’s a brief reflection to celebrate today’s Internet Day So, we...

Banking Trojans sneaked into Google Play store disguised as apps

The malicious apps have all been removed from the official Android store but not before the apps were installed by almost 30,000 users Malware authors keep testing the vigilance of Android...

Strict password policy could deter reuse across multiple services

The solution to password recycling may be easier to implement than previously thought, according to a recent paper Mandating longer and more complex passwords reduces the likelihood that users will reuse...

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