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Cybersecurity
Cyberespionage group Worok targeting companies, governments
Last month
ESET researchers have discovered a previously unknown cyberespionage group that targets various high-profile companies and local governments.
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Apple
ESET Research discovers new cyber threat to Mac users
July 2022
Researchers from ESET have discovered a previously unknown macOS backdoor that spies on users of compromised Macs.
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Cybersecurity
ESET launches new range of solutions to partner with telcos and ISPs
June 2022
The all-new ESET NetProtect will enable telcos and ISPs to offer consumers easy-to-use, installation-free protection against various online threats.
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Network Security
ESET updates products and launches 'Inspect Cloud' solution
April 2022
ESET has refreshed its line of business products and announced the arrival of ESET Inspect Cloud, designed to help businesses with security measures.
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Malware
Vulnerabilities in Lenovo laptops expose users to UEFI malware
April 2022
Researchers at ESET have discovered three vulnerabilities affecting various Lenovo consumer laptop models.
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Cybersecurity
ESET adds innovations to security platform and solution
April 2022
ESET has refreshed its line of business products created to help organisations of all sizes prevent cyber criminals from wreaking havoc.
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Cybersecurity
Malicious Android apps targeting Malaysian bank customers
April 2022
Researchers at cyber security firm ESET have analysed three malicious Android applications targeting customers of eight Malaysian banks.
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Malware
Malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets Android and iOS users
March 2022
Researchers have discovered a sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme that targets mobile devices running Android or iOS.
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Cybersecurity
IWD 2022: ESET Australia joins women’s scholarship program
March 2022
ESET Australia has announced it is joining the company's global Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship program, awarding $5,000 to a woman currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program majoring in a STEM field.
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Ransomware
ESET, Intel partnership to enhance endpoint security
March 2022
"This collaboration recognises the immediate boost in ransomware protection that integrating Intels hardware-based ransomware detection technology can deliver."
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Microsoft
Attempts to exploit MS Exchange most frequent intrusion vector
February 2022
"With cyberattacks continuing to be prevalent in the digital economy, it is crucial for businesses to remain updated on the latest tactics in cyberattacks."
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Ransomware
ESET Research releases T3 2021 Threat Report summarising key cybersecurity research
February 2022
ESET's Threat Report sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason behind the rise of email threats, and fluctuating threats due to cryptocurrencies.   
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Malware
ESET discovers DazzleSpy, a new macOS spying malware
February 2022
The vulnerability could also have been exploited on iOS, even on devices such as the iPhone XS and newer.
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Endpoint Protection
ESET named strategic leader in endpoint prevention and response
January 2022
ESET achieved high scores in the categories of active prevention, passive response, and combined prevention/response capabilities, scoring 96%, 100%, and 98%.
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Cybersecurity
ESET analyses malicious frameworks targeting physically isolated networks
December 2021
"For organisations with critical information systems and/or classified information, the loss of data could be hugely damaging. The potential that these frameworks have is very concerning."
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Mobile Security
Cyber attacks increase, despite growing threat awareness in APAC region
November 2021
According to ESET, as people are increasingly dependent on the internet to work, communicate, shop and entertain themselves, scammers are also taking advantage of the new normal to lure victims.
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Cybersecurity
ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in A/NZ
October 2021
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
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Ransomware
ESET Threat Report highlights aggressive ransomware tactics and intensifying password-guessing attacks
October 2021
“Ransomware gangs may have overdone it this time," says ESET threat report.
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Cyber espionage
Android espionage: ESET uncovers BladeHawk campaign via Facebook
September 2021
ESET researchers have investigated a targeted mobile espionage campaign against the Kurdish ethnic group. 
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Ransomware
71 billion ransomware attacks on remote access - ESET
August 2021
"Ransomware is currently one of the most potent cyberthreats to modern organisations."
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Malware
New malware families discovered eavesdropping on governments, targeting eCommerce
August 2021
"This should be disturbing for all serious web portals that want to protect their visitors’ data, including authentication and payment information."
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Ransomware
Majority of paid ransom demands experience repeat attack
June 2021
"Paying the demands can have severe consequences, showing future attackers that the organisation could be easy pickings for some quick cash."
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Malware
Surge in Android banking malware and RDP attacks - ESET
June 2021
A new report from cybersecurity firm ESET has revealed rapid abuse of trending vulnerabilities and configuration flaws by cyber crooks.
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Cloud
Android stalkerware on the rise
May 2021
"Searching for these tools online is not difficult at all; you do not have to browse underground websites."