ESET Ireland warns of Valentine’s Day online threats

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

Eurostat: Ireland safer online than EU average

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

Malware used to take over Facebook accounts

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

European firms’ financial departments the target of cyberattacks

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