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ESET to expose latest security and privacy risks of smart home devices at Mobile World Congress 2018

BY POSTED February 8, 2018 2:30 pm


February 8, 2018 – ESET, the leading IT security vendor based in the European Union, will launch its latest IoT security solutions and share groundbreaking research into the security and privacy implications of smart homes and devices at Mobile World Congress (MWC) – taking place February 26 – March 1, 2018 in Barcelona. Exhibiting in … Continue reading ESET to expose latest security and privacy risks of smart home devices at Mobile World Congress 2018


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Five ways to check if your router is configured securely

BY POSTED February 7, 2018 5:40 pm


Cybersecurity nowadays requires more (and better) protective measures than ever before. These measures range from adopting what are acknowledged as best practices, through helping end-users to stay well-informed about upcoming threats and how to avoid them, to implementing internet security technology and keeping it up to date. In a dynamic environment where threats continually evolve … Continue reading Five ways to check if your router is configured securely


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CES 2018 cybersecurity: Now in every single ‘whatchamacallit’

BY POSTED January 18, 2018 2:19 pm


Two years ago at CES – the world’s largest expo for new gadgets and consumer technology – cybersecurity was a sideshow; now if you don’t have a cybersecurity story for your device, you will be questioned. Also, where vendors in years past may have had a passing knowledge of what their cybersecurity tech did, now … Continue reading CES 2018 cybersecurity: Now in every single ‘whatchamacallit’


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Trends 2018: Personal data in the new age of technology and legislation

BY POSTED January 18, 2018 12:00 pm


Privacy is, or should be, a fundamental human right. Nowadays, the understanding of what the term privacy means for the end user inclines towards data privacy or information privacy. This deviation makes maintaining the desired data-neutral position for the end user increasingly complex. On one hand, there are extremely technology-driven privacy enthusiasts who cultivate zero … Continue reading Trends 2018: Personal data in the new age of technology and legislation


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CES 2018: Blockchain will solve everything

BY POSTED January 17, 2018 12:00 pm


While most people are still trying to figure out how cryptocurrency can work at all, the illuminated tech folks at CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) were trying to figure out how to tear it apart to examine its inner workings and use different elements: specifically, how to use the blockchain in everything from monitoring agricultural … Continue reading CES 2018: Blockchain will solve everything


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Scammers and jobhunters

BY POSTED January 16, 2018 2:00 pm


In The Guardian, Snighda Poonam recently explored the competition for jobs in general in India, with massive numbers of applicants chasing relatively small numbers of job opportunities. The article on The scammers gaming India’s overcrowded job market goes some way to explaining why so many find it hard to resist a career in call-centre scamming. Tech … Continue reading Scammers and jobhunters


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ESET Research: Wauchos now headed for extinction?

BY POSTED January 6, 2018 2:00 pm


A recent operation by law enforcement authorities worldwide disrupted hundreds of sprawling botnets across the globe. The botnets, or networks of ‘bots’ that do the bidding of their masters, were powered by malware, most of which was classified by ESET researchers under the Win32/TrojanDownloader.Wauchos detection name, but also known as Gamarue or Andromeda by some … Continue reading ESET Research: Wauchos now headed for extinction?