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NIST cybersecurity resources for smaller businesses

BY POSTED April 16, 2019 11:43 am

How can smaller businesses address their cybersecurity risks without the resources of large organizations? There are a lot of challenges to being a small-business owner, including safely managing technology. Every risk can have an outsized effect on your ability to stay in business. And resources for protecting your business are often geared towards much larger … Continue reading NIST cybersecurity resources for smaller businesses

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ESET is awarded first place in VB Spam Email Security Comparative Review

BY POSTED April 5, 2019 9:22 am

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has been awarded a VBSpam+ certification in a recent report from Virus Bulletin, a world-renowned independent testing and certification body. The ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server software has been awarded this certification in the VBSpam Email Security Comparative Review March 2019. The review analyzed 11 full email … Continue reading ESET is awarded first place in VB Spam Email Security Comparative Review

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Most second-hand thumb drives contain data from past owners

BY POSTED March 29, 2019 4:20 pm

Our penchant for plugging in random memory sticks isn’t the only trouble with our USB hygiene, a study shows. Many computer users don’t take enough precautions when disposing of their USB sticks, leaving a trove of what is often sensitive information about themselves for the drives’ new owners, a study has shown. Researchers from the … Continue reading Most second-hand thumb drives contain data from past owners

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I didn’t see what you did, redux

BY POSTED March 20, 2019 3:52 pm

Bruce P. Burrell Cyberblackmail/sextortion again raises its not-so-pretty little head. For more than 30 years, I’ve had the privilege of assisting people get rid of viruses and other malicious software.  In the course of doing so, I’ve often been asked questions about computer security-related topics that are not product-specific.  Some are simple or easily answered; … Continue reading I didn’t see what you did, redux

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ESET shows its strengths in the German market via Stiftung Warentest of security solutions for Mac & PC

BY POSTED March 13, 2019 8:38 pm

Germany is an established bellwether for business in Europe. With high standards in engineering and a well-functioning consumer market, success in Germany usually translates well across the EU and even further abroad. This rings true for everything from cars and bikes to PCs and software. Aligning with the market and engineering prowess are well-developed standards … Continue reading ESET shows its strengths in the German market via Stiftung Warentest of security solutions for Mac & PC

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Latest Chrome update plugs a zero-day hole

BY POSTED March 11, 2019 1:38 pm

It now turns out that the vulnerability in the browser was being exploited in tandem with a zero-day in Windows. UPDATE (March 8): Google said late on Thursday that attackers targeted the flaw in Chrome together with a “serious vulnerability” in Microsoft Windows. The latter zero-day, affecting the Windows win32k.sys kernel driver, can be “used to elevate … Continue reading Latest Chrome update plugs a zero-day hole

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Smoke damage and hard drives

BY POSTED February 18, 2019 2:48 pm

As employees of ESET, many of the discussions on WeLiveSecurity revolve around malicious software and hardware threats, and the tools to counter them.  However, security is a much broader category than just that, and it includes both the availability of and the integrity of your information, and a part of that is physical protection.  These days, the latest risks we often … Continue reading Smoke damage and hard drives

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When love becomes a nightmare: Online dating scams

BY POSTED February 14, 2019 2:50 pm

Roses are red, violets are blue, watch out for these scams or it may happen to you. The embrace of online dating services, such as dating apps or virtual places to meet people, is a phenomenon that has occurred worldwide. According to GlobalWebindex, in Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, apps and dating sites are accepted … Continue reading When love becomes a nightmare: Online dating scams