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2021-07-14 05:00

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Mysterious Gelsemium APT was behind February compromise of NoxPlayer, says ESET
2021-06-09 15:43

ESET has published details of an advanced persistent threat crew that appears to have deployed recent supply chain attack methods against targets including "Electronics manufacturers," although it didn't specify which. "Victims of its campaigns are located in East Asia as well as the Middle East and include governments, religious organizations, electronics manufacturers and universities," said ESET in a research report published today that names the APT crew as Gelsemium.

Android banking malware sharply increased in the first chunk of 2021, reckons ESET
2021-06-04 12:34

While enterprises stagger under sustained ransomware attacks, Android users are increasingly being targeted by banking malware, with Slovakian infosec firm ESET reckoning it had seen a 159 per cent increase in such malicious software over the last few months. Tongue in cheek, the firm added: "It is interesting to see a real-life example of what can cause Android users to suddenly become interested in cybersecurity protection!".

Tiny Kobalos malware seen backdooring SSH tools, menacing supercomputers, an ISP, and more – ESET
2021-02-03 12:30

How it gets onto servers is unclear though systems infected by Kobalos have their SSH client tampered with to steal usernames and passwords, and presumably server addresses, that are typed into it. These details could be used by the malware's masterminds to log into those systems to propagate their malware.

ESET rushes to defend rival Malwarebytes in legal war sparked by vendor upset at 'unwanted program' labeling
2020-06-15 20:38

The flurry of legal arguments represents an effort to ensure blanket immunity protections outlined in Section 230 of America's Communications Decency Act - which Malwarebytes is relying on - remain as broad as possible. In 2017, a district court judge in San Jose, California, dismissed a complaint brought by Enigma Software against its competitor Malwarebytes.

ESET unveils new version of File Security for Linux
2019-07-23 02:00

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has launched Version 7.0 of their ESET File Security for Linux product. ESET File Security for Linux provides advanced protection to organisations’ general...

Blah blah Blaha: Slovak infosec firm ESET sues politico who called them 'outrageous fascists'
2019-07-12 20:00

He also said they're working with the CIA Infosec company ESET is reportedly suing a member of the Slovakian Parliament for insulting it over social media.…

ESET and Chronicle provide validation on security incidents and alerts within Backstory
2019-04-29 00:30

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, announced it has partnered with Chronicle, an Alphabet company, to provide essential validation on security incidents and alerts within Backstory,...

ESET’s new line of enterprise security solutions now available in select countries
2018-08-17 18:04

ESET announced the general availability of its new line of security solutions designed to help enterprise IT teams prevent, detect, respond to and predict cyber threats. Within the new suite, ESET...

ESET Launches New Enterprise Security Tools
2018-08-16 20:20

ESET on Thursday announced the general availability of a new line of enterprise security solutions that include endpoint detection and response (EDR), forensic investigation, threat monitoring,...