The international jury, chaired by Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics, Professor Kip Thorne, on Saturday, October 16 at a gala dinner award ceremony announced the laureates for the ESET Science Award 2021.
Tony Anscombe, Chief Security Evangelist at ESET highlights that if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it’s probably a duck. Now, how do you apply the duck test to defend against phishing?
ESET is one of the first Europe-based IT security companies to be awarded the ‘Cybersecurity Made in Europe’ label by the European Cyber Security Organization (ECSO). The seal of approval underscores the quality and values of European security vendors that meet the criteria.
ESET researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting operating systems running Linux. Modules used by this malware family, which ESET dubbed FontOnLake, are constantly under development and provide remote access
ESET researchers have discovered a previously undocumented real-world UEFI bootkit that persists on the EFI System Partition (ESP). The bootkit, which ESET has named ESPecter, can bypass Windows Driver Signature Enforcement to load its own unsigned driver, which facilitates its espionage activities.
ESET released today its T2 2021 Threat Report highlighting several concerning trends, including increasingly aggressive ransomware tactics, intensifying brute-force attacks, and deceptive phishing campaigns targeting people working from home who have gotten used to performing many administrative tasks remotely.
ESET researchers have uncovered a new cyberespionage group attacking mainly hotels worldwide but also governments, international organizations, engineering companies and law firms. ESET has named this group FamousSparrow and believes it has been active since at least 2019.
ESET announced that it has been named as a Challenger in the Omdia Market Radar – Mobile Security Management Solutions report. ESET’s mobile security management solutions were evaluated in this report which explores the market for such solutions due to their growing importance in securing hybrid and mobile-first work styles.
ESET researchers have investigated a targeted mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group. This campaign has been active since at least March 2020, distributing (via dedicated Facebook profiles) two Android backdoors known as 888 RAT and SpyNote, disguised as legitimate apps.