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Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research analyzes the Vadokrist banking trojan – Beware smishing scams – WhatsApp postpones privacy policy changes ESET researchers released another instalment in their series of articles about banking trojans targeting businesses in Latin America, this time focusing on Vadokrist, malware that takes aim at financial institutions in Brazil. Also this week, we looked at […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research dissects targeted malware attacks in Colombia – What parents hope to get out of parental controls – Privacy risks of new mesh Wi-Fi routers ESET researchers released details about Operation Spalax, a series of targeted malware attacks against businesses and government organizations in Colombia. Also this week, we looked at the main takeaways […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Watch out for a new PayPal smishing campaign – Employee login credentials up for sale – WhatsApp to share more data with Facebook If you use PayPal, you should watch out for a new SMS-based phishing campaign that targets people by claiming that their accounts have been “permanently limited”. Hundreds of thousands of login credentials […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Supply‑chain attack against a certification authority in Southeast Asia. Holiday online… Safely! Scammers targeting PayPal users. Week in security with Tony Anscombe ESET researchers have uncovered Operation SignSight, a supply-chain attack on the website of a government in Southeast Asia.This year, many of us will be celebrating Christmas with our loved ones virtually; however, we […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers discovered that chat software called Able Desktop, part of a business management suite popular in Mongolia was used to deliver the HyperBro backdoor (commonly used by LuckyMouse), the Korplug RAT , and a RAT called Tmanger. A Q&A with security researcher Alejandro Hernández, who has unearthed a long list of vulnerabilities in leading online trading platforms that may expose their users to a host of security and privacy […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET researchers analyze Turla Crutch, Cybersecurity Trends 2021 report is out and how to stay safe when paying with your phone. This week, ESET researchers discover a new backdoor used by Turla to exfiltrate stolen documents to Dropbox. Our first cybersecurity tips you can implement into your life this Advent season and ultimately gift yourself better […]