Cybercriminals are constantly looking for opportunities to take advantage of us and ESET Ireland has already encountered some love-related attempts this year. Valentine’s Day is nearly here, romance is in the air and the Internet is flooded with hearts. But online dating sites, social media or just shopping for a gift for your loved one… More ESET Ireland warns of Valentine’s Day online threats
ESET finds Remtasu malware, spread via piracy websites, expanded from compromising online banking, to stealing Facebook passwords. ESET has been tracking the cunning Remtasu malware for well over a year now. What was initially malware that mainly targeted digital certificates, in many cases those used by online banking, has now also been found snooping after… More Trojan malware found stealing Facebook passwords
According to Eurostat research 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced computer security related problems in 2015, but the Irish were safer. Today is February 9th, the Safer Internet Day and Eurostat has released their research on the Europeans’ Internet security. According to Eurostat “the proportion of internet users having experienced certain… More Eurostat: Ireland safer online than EU average
Once upon a time, it was possible to prevent personal data from getting into the hands of the wrong person by using a paper shredder and a bit of common sense. However, with the rise of digital culture and social sharing, information traditionally shared between friends – such as relationship status, personal photographs, birthdate and… More Stay safe with our Facebook cheat sheet
Almost a year ago we warned about the spreading of Remtasu malware, and far from lessening, we have been able to identify numerous instances of this threat being propagated further. Win32/Remtasu.Y variants are the most common in Latin America, mainly in Colombia but also in Turkey, Thailand, and other countries. One of the latest campaigns has been… More Malware used to take over Facebook accounts
Hard to believe it but Facebook has only just turned 12, meaning it is still young enough to have not been around at the turn of the millennium. Yet, it’s true. As its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will tell you, it came into existence on February 4th, 2004. It’s funny, because, as one of the biggest… More Facebook at 12: Bigger, better and securer?
Two major cyberattacks have siphoned over $50 million and nearly $80 million from the Belgian bank Crelan and the Austrian aircraft parts manufacturer FACC, respectively. Official statements released by both firms this month were light on detail but indicated that they had fallen victim to a scam known as Business Email Compromise (BEC). The common… More European firms’ financial departments the target of cyberattacks