Entries by Tomas Foltyn

New warning issued over COVID‑19 vaccine fraud, cyberattacks

Cybercriminals look to cash in on the vaccine rollout, including by falsely offering to help people jump the line The US Department of Treasury has added its voice to a growing chorus of warnings about ransomware attacks, fraud and other cybercrimes that attempt to exploit the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. “The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network […]

21 arrested after allegedly using stolen logins to commit fraud

UK police also give some food for thought to those on the verge of breaking the law The long arm of the law has caught up with 21 people who are believed to have bought purloined login credentials on the now-defunct WeLeakInfo.com website and used them to break into other people’s online accounts and commit […]

Cybersecurity Trends 2021: Staying secure in uncertain times

ESET experts look back at some of the key themes that defined the cybersecurity landscape in the year that’s ending and give their takes on what to expect in 2021 2020 has been a year like no other in living memory. It will go down in history for many things, but they all pale in […]

Security flaws in smart doorbells may open the door to hackers

The peace of mind that comes with connected home security gadgets may be false – your smart doorbell may make an inviting target for unwanted visitors Smart doorbells commonly found on marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay contain serious vulnerabilities that expose their owners to a host of security and privacy threats, according to an […]