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Video ESET’s research team reveals details about the onboarding process of the Telekopye scam operation and the various methods that the fraudsters use to defraud people online 24 Nov 2023 How do aspiring fraudsters become members of a scam operation that helps them defraud people on online marketplaces? ESET researchers recently discovered and analyzed Telekopye,
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We recently published a blogpost about Telekopye, a Telegram bot that helps cybercriminals scam people in online marketplaces. Telekopye can craft phishing websites, emails, SMS messages, and more. In the first part, we wrote about technical details of Telekopye and hinted at hierarchical structure of its operational groups. In this second part, we focus on
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Digital Security AI-driven voice cloning can make things far too easy for scammers – I know because I’ve tested it so that you don’t have to learn about the risks the hard way. Jake Moore 22 Nov 2023  •  , 6 min. read The recent theft of my voice brought me to a new fork in the
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ESET researchers have identified what appears to be a watering-hole attack on a regional news website that delivers news about Gilgit-Baltistan, a disputed region administered by Pakistan. When opened on a mobile device, the Urdu version of the Hunza News website offers readers the possibility to download the Hunza News Android app directly from the
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Business Security By collecting, analyzing and contextualizing information about possible cyberthreats, including the most advanced ones, threat intelligence offers a critical method to identify, assess and mitigate cyber risk Phil Muncaster 10 Nov 2023  •  , 4 min. read When it comes to mitigating an organization’s cyber risk, knowledge and expertise are power. That alone
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Video Various questions linger following the botnet’s sudden and deliberate demise, including: who actually initiated it? 03 Nov 2023 This week, ESET researchers described what they had aptly called “a fascinating case of cyberforensics” – the sudden and mysterious shutdown of the Mozi botnet. One of the world’s most notorious IoT botnets experienced a sudden
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Video ESET’s analysis of cybercrime campaigns in Latin America reveals a notable shift from opportunistic crimeware to more complex threats, including those targeting enterprises and governments 20 Oct 2023 This week, ESET researchers announced the release of a report that looked at more than a dozen publicly documented malicious campaigns targeting Latin America between 2019
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Business Security Knowledge is a powerful weapon that can empower your employees to become the first line of defense against threats Phil Muncaster 19 Oct 2023  •  , 5 min. read It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) time again this October. This is an awareness-raising initiative that spans both consumer and corporate worlds, although there’s plenty
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Cybercrime Security researchers, global organizations, law enforcement and other government agencies need to have the right conversations and test potential scenarios without the pressure of an actual attack Cameron Camp 11 Oct 2023  •  , 3 min. read Squashing malware groups involves imposing steep costs on small ad hoc groups. But those actions are slowly
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Digital Security Late nights at VB2023 featured intriguing interactions between security experts and the somewhat enigmatic world of grayware purveyors Cameron Camp 10 Oct 2023  •  , 3 min. read Late night at VB2023 is when the goblins come out – crafted visages of carefully-played fans cum lures foisted by the industry of potentially unwanted