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Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks

2021-05-06T22:02:12+00:00

Millions of Brits could be at risk of cyberattacks due to poor default passwords and a lack of firmware updates Millions of Brits use Wi-Fi routers that contain various security flaws and may put them at risk of cyberattacks, an investigation by British consumer watchdog Which? has found. Together with Red Maple Technologies, Which? looked at 13 [...]

Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks2021-05-06T22:02:12+00:00

Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them

2021-05-06T09:30:44+00:00

How witches, wizards and superheroes can help your kids stay safe from cyber-villains, plus other parenting hacks to encourage your children to use secure passwords While many of today’s parents grew up during an age where the internet and the world wide web were just in their beginnings, for today’s kids the virtual world is [...]

Fantastic passwords and where your children can find them2021-05-06T09:30:44+00:00

DDoS attack knocks Belgian government websites offline

2021-05-05T15:51:18+00:00

The attack overwhelmed the systems of a Belgian ISP, leading to widespread service outages and disruptions Many government websites and services in Belgium were knocked offline on Tuesday after Belnet, the internet service provider (ISP) for the country’s public sector, was hit by a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. According to Belnet, the attack started [...]

DDoS attack knocks Belgian government websites offline2021-05-05T15:51:18+00:00

Ousaban: Private photo collection hidden in a CABinet

2021-05-05T09:30:55+00:00

Another in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans Ousaban is a Latin American banking trojan active exclusively in Brazil. ESET has been tracking this malware family since 2018. In common with most other LATAM banking trojans, Ousaban uses overlay windows to steal credentials and more from financial institutions. However, unlike most other LATAM [...]

Ousaban: Private photo collection hidden in a CABinet2021-05-05T09:30:55+00:00

INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy

2021-05-03T16:39:51+00:00

The agency’s new initiative will also warn about the high cost of the free lunch – the increased risk of malware exposure INTERPOL is stepping up its fight against online piracy after this ever-popular ‘activity’ has seen 60% growth in some countries over the past year. “Digital piracy is yet another crime area impacted by [...]

INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy2021-05-03T16:39:51+00:00

FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims

2021-04-29T15:22:48+00:00

The data breach notification site now allows you to check if your login credentials may have been compromised by Emotet The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has shared more than 4.3 million email addresses, harvested by the Emotet botnet, with data breach tracking website Have I Been Pwned (HBIP) in an effort to [...]

FBI teams up with ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to alert Emotet victims2021-04-29T15:22:48+00:00

Prime targets: Governments shouldn’t go it alone on cybersecurity

2021-04-29T09:30:21+00:00

A year into the pandemic, ESET reveals new research into activities of the LuckyMouse APT group and considers how governments can rise to the cybersecurity challenges of the accelerated shift to digital Earlier this year, a well-known APT group dubbed LuckyMouse (aka Emissary Panda, APT27) began exploiting several zero-day Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities. Its end [...]

Prime targets: Governments shouldn’t go it alone on cybersecurity2021-04-29T09:30:21+00:00

Apple patches severe macOS security flaw

2021-04-27T16:37:41+00:00

Mac users are being urged to update to macOS Big Sur 11.3 as at least one threat group is exploiting the zero-day bug to sneak past the operating system’s built-in security mechanisms Apple has rolled out an update for its macOS Big Sur operating system to address a bevy of security flaws, including a vulnerability that [...]

Apple patches severe macOS security flaw2021-04-27T16:37:41+00:00

4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

2021-04-26T09:30:24+00:00

All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon Online scams are one of the favorite ways criminals like to swindle unsuspecting victims out of their hard-earned money. And since variety is the spice of life, con artists [...]

4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims2021-04-26T09:30:24+00:00

Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying

2021-04-23T14:43:37+00:00

The social media platform is stepping up efforts to help stomp out harassment and other abusive behavior Instagram has unveiled new tools to help combat cyberbullying and other abusive behavior on the platform – a filter that will prevent users from seeing abusive Direct Messages (DMs) and a tool to stop someone a user has blocked [...]

Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying2021-04-23T14:43:37+00:00
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