Cyber Security

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In today’s digital age, the internet plays a major role in young people’s lives, influencing how they further grow and develop into fully-fledged adults venturing out into the real world: From educational resources to social connections, discovering the latest viral dance trends, or watching how-to videos on how to cook pasta, the online world offers
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Last year ESET published a blogpost about AceCryptor – one of the most popular and prevalent cryptors-as-a-service (CaaS) operating since 2016. For H1 2023 we published statistics from our telemetry, according to which trends from previous periods continued without drastic changes. However, in H2 2023 we registered a significant change in how AceCryptor is used.
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Video Healthcare organizations remain firmly in attackers’ crosshairs, representing 20 percent of all victims of ransomware attacks among critical infrastructure entities in the US in 2023 15 Mar 2024 More than 20 percent of ransomware attacks that hit critical infrastructure organizations in the United States in 2023 were aimed at the healthcare sector, according to
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Video We break down the fundamentals of threat intelligence and its role in anticipating and countering emerging threats Alžbeta Kovaľová 14 Mar 2024 The threat landscape is becoming ever more complex and perilous by the day. Adversaries, ranging from state-aligned advanced persistent threats (APTs) to opportunistic cybercriminals, are well-funded, adaptable and relentless, targeting various chinks
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ESET researchers discovered a cyberespionage campaign that, since at least September 2023, has been victimizing Tibetans through a targeted watering hole (also known as a strategic web compromise), and a supply-chain compromise to deliver trojanized installers of Tibetan language translation software. The attackers aimed to deploy malicious downloaders for Windows and macOS to compromise website
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Video Evasive Panda has been spotted targeting Tibetans in several countries and territories with payloads that included a previously undocumented backdoor ESET has named Nightdoor 08 Mar 2024 This week, ESET researchers released their analysis of how an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group targeted Tibetans via watering hole and supply-chain attacks. The cyberespionage campaign –
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Video Coming in two waves, the campaign sought to demoralize Ukrainians and Ukrainian speakers abroad with disinformation messages about war-related subjects 23 Feb 2024 This week, ESET researchers revealed their findings about Operation Texonto, a disinformation/psychological (PSYOP) campaign where Russia-aligned threat actors sought to demoralize Ukrainians and Ukrainian speakers abroad with disinformation messages about war-related
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ESET products and research have been protecting Ukrainian IT infrastructure for years. Since the start of the war in February 2022, we have prevented and investigated a significant number of attacks launched by Russia-aligned groups. We have also published some of the most interesting findings on WeLiveSecurity: Even though our main focus remains on analyzing
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Video Here’s how the results of vulnerability scans factor into decisions on cyber-insurance and how human intelligence comes into play in the assessment of such digital signals 16 Feb 2024 Cyber-insurance has been an increasingly hot topic lately, with the cyber-insurance industry growing of 62 percent last year, which largely appears to be attributable to
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Video, Ransomware Called a “watershed year for ransomware”, 2023 marked a reversal from the decline in ransomware payments observed in the previous year 09 Feb 2024 Ransomware payments in 2023 reached a record-breaking $1.1 billion in 2023, according to an analysis by Chainalysis, a blockchain research firm. Calling 2023 a “watershed year for ransomware”, Chainalysis