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Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows

BY POSTED September 18, 2018 6:24 pm

A domain name once left behind can catch up with you – by giving fraudsters access to a treasure trove of sensitive information Cybercriminals can use an abandoned domain name to obtain all manner of private information belonging to the company that formerly owned the domain, as well as to its clients and employees, a … Continue reading Abandoning a domain name can come back to bite you, research shows

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AV-Comparatives Names ESET Endpoint Security Solution as the Lightest on the Market

BY POSTED October 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Today, global IT security vendor ESET has been awarded top marks by AV-Comparatives. ESET Endpoint Security has been named the lightest endpoint security solution on the market by the world’s leading security software testers AV-Comparatives. Following a series of performance tests on a number of endpoint security solutions, ESET Endpoint Security was commended for its low system impact. … Continue reading AV-Comparatives Names ESET Endpoint Security Solution as the Lightest on the Market

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ESET receives Bronze Award in the 2017 Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for Endpoint Protection Platforms

BY POSTED October 19, 2017 2:00 pm

This week, ESET is extremely proud to announce that it is the Bronze Award Winner of the 2017 Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP). Awards for top customer-rated companies The Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards are well recognised across the industry and aim to identify the companies that customers like … Continue reading ESET receives Bronze Award in the 2017 Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for Endpoint Protection Platforms

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It’s a five out of five for ESET Endpoint Security

BY POSTED August 11, 2017 3:26 pm

As threats continually evolve, so too must security.  Today, businesses need solutions that can stand up to the targeted and complex methods hackers deploy, if they are to prevent the very real prospect of falling victim to a data breach. Yet while many IT security companies claim they can deal with the changing threat landscape, … Continue reading It’s a five out of five for ESET Endpoint Security

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Adobe Flash Player users should update their software NOW

BY POSTED July 11, 2017 7:08 pm

One of the favourite pieces of software for malicious hackers to target on users’ computers is Adobe Flash Player. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. Firstly, Adobe Flash Player is on an awful lot of computers. Many users may have installed it long ago in order to access Flash-based media content online, such as … Continue reading Adobe Flash Player users should update their software NOW

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New WannaCryptor-like ransomware attack hits globally: all you need to know

BY POSTED June 28, 2017 6:05 am

Update (June 27 – 23.34 CEST): Shutting down the computer and not booting again could prevent the disk encryption, though several files can be already encrypted after the MBR is replaced and further infection through the network is attempted.  Update (June 27 – 22.28 CEST): Paying is no longer possible as the email to send … Continue reading New WannaCryptor-like ransomware attack hits globally: all you need to know

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Web-hosting firm agrees to pay over $1 million to ransomware extortionists

BY POSTED June 20, 2017 2:12 pm

Nayana, a South Korean web hosting firm, was hit hard by a ransomware attack earlier this month which hit over 153 of its Linux servers, and impacting over 3,400 websites the company hosts for its business customers. Nayana’s systems are thought to have been hit by a Linux variant of the Erebus ransomware, designed to … Continue reading Web-hosting firm agrees to pay over $1 million to ransomware extortionists

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Cybersecurity: 5 basic lessons for everyone

BY POSTED January 31, 2017 2:00 pm

Recently we’ve had the opportunity  – quite a fun and interesting opportunity – to visit a number of information security and cybersecurity conferences. These conferences were flooded with relatively ‘new’ developments such as NextGen, the Internet of Things (IoT), IoT DDoS attacks, security intelligence platform, etc. The fact that some of these terms have become … Continue reading Cybersecurity: 5 basic lessons for everyone