A glimpse into Webroot’s International Women’s Day

Read full post In honor of International Women’s Day, we hosted our quarterly Women of Webroot meeting this afternoon at our World Headquarters in Broomfield. Women of Webroot brings together women from all parts of our business to celebrate wins...

/ March 8, 2017

Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings

Read full post ESET researchers have observed an increased number of apps on Google Play using social engineering techniques to boost their ratings, ranging from legitimate apps, through adware to malware. The post Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users...

/ March 8, 2017

Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users into leaving high ratings

Read full post ESET researchers have observed an increased number of apps on Google Play using social engineering techniques to boost their ratings, ranging from legitimate apps, through adware to malware. The post Aggressive ad-displaying Google Play app tricks users...

/ March 8, 2017

Employment scams target recent college grads

Read full post As if the job market isn’t hard enough to break into, rising seniors and recent college graduates are employment scam targets. In January, the FBI issued a warning that employment scams targeting college students are still alive...

/ March 7, 2017

Good Weather App radio interview with Alexis Dorais-Joncas and Marc Saltzman

Read full post A full radio interview with ESET’s Alexis Dorais-Joncas and radio and TV personality Marc Saltzman – on NewsTalk 1010 – talking about a malicious weather app that was found on Google Play. The post Good Weather App...

/ March 7, 2017

Good Weather App radio interview with Alexis Dorais-Joncas and Marc Saltzman

Read full post A full radio interview with ESET’s Alexis Dorais-Joncas and radio and TV personality Marc Saltzman – on NewsTalk 1010 – talking about a malicious weather app that was found on Google Play. The post Good Weather App...

/ March 7, 2017

WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes

Read full post Another day, another important security update for WordPress. If you’re running a self-hosted version of WordPress, you must update the software on your website now. The post WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch...

/ March 7, 2017

WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes

Read full post Another day, another important security update for WordPress. If you’re running a self-hosted version of WordPress, you must update the software on your website now. The post WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch...

/ March 7, 2017

10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day

Read full post Technology is affecting our relationships and changing our lives, but are we taking the necessary measures to protect ourselves online? Here’s how to outsmart cybercriminals. The post 10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day appeared first on...

/ March 6, 2017

10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day

Read full post Technology is affecting our relationships and changing our lives, but are we taking the necessary measures to protect ourselves online? Here’s how to outsmart cybercriminals. The post 10 ways to ruin a cybercriminal’s day appeared first on...

/ March 6, 2017

IoT of toys stranger than fiction: Cybersecurity and data privacy update

Read full post The Internet of Stranger Things came to life in the recent case of a cuddly connected toy, raising wider and deeper questions about cybersecurity, privacy, and the future of digital technology. The post IoT of toys stranger...

/ March 3, 2017

IoT of toys stranger than fiction: Cybersecurity and data privacy update

Read full post The Internet of Stranger Things came to life in the recent case of a cuddly connected toy, raising wider and deeper questions about cybersecurity, privacy, and the future of digital technology. The post IoT of toys stranger...

/ March 3, 2017

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches

Read full post Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has missed out on $2m from her annual bonus due to her management of security breaches affecting billions of users. The post Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches appeared first...

/ March 3, 2017

Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches

Read full post Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer has missed out on $2m from her annual bonus due to her management of security breaches affecting billions of users. The post Yahoo CEO forgoes annual bonus, worth millions, over security breaches appeared first...

/ March 3, 2017

Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers

Read full post Bletchley Park, considered to be the birthplace of modern computing, is to train the generation of cybersecurity codebreakers. The post Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 3, 2017

Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers

Read full post Bletchley Park, considered to be the birthplace of modern computing, is to train the generation of cybersecurity codebreakers. The post Bletchley Park: Training the next generation of cybersecurity codebreakers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 3, 2017

Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online safety’ for children in the UK

Read full post The UK is developing an internet safety strategy in an attempt to secure a position as “the safest place in the world for young people to go online”. The post Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online...

/ March 2, 2017

Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online safety’ for children in the UK

Read full post The UK is developing an internet safety strategy in an attempt to secure a position as “the safest place in the world for young people to go online”. The post Major internet safety strategy to ‘bolster online...

/ March 2, 2017

Talking Android ransomware extorts victims

Read full post Talking Android ransomware sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. It’s not – it’s very real, explains ESET’s Lukas Stefanko. The post Talking Android ransomware extorts victims appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 1, 2017

Talking Android ransomware extorts victims

Read full post Talking Android ransomware sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. It’s not – it’s very real, explains ESET’s Lukas Stefanko. The post Talking Android ransomware extorts victims appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ March 1, 2017

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

Read full post There is a real feeling that smartphones are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So why are they so eager to get into our devices? The post 10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 28, 2017

10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones

Read full post There is a real feeling that smartphones are becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So why are they so eager to get into our devices? The post 10 reasons why cybercriminals target smartphones appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 28, 2017

DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages

Read full post ESET’s Josep Albors looks at how DNS attacks will try and direct you to fake pages. The post DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 27, 2017

DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages

Read full post ESET’s Josep Albors looks at how DNS attacks will try and direct you to fake pages. The post DNS attacks: How they try to direct you to fake pages appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 27, 2017

British man arrested after 900,000 broadband routers knocked offline in Germany

Read full post A 29-year-old man has been arrested at Luton airport by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in connection with a massive internet attack that disrupted telephone, television and internet services in Germany last November. The post British...

/ February 24, 2017

British man arrested after 900,000 broadband routers knocked offline in Germany

Read full post A 29-year-old man has been arrested at Luton airport by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) in connection with a massive internet attack that disrupted telephone, television and internet services in Germany last November. The post British...

/ February 24, 2017

A Primer on GDPR

Read full post At BH Consulting we have worked with our friends over at Tripwire to produce some material for those of you wishing to better understand the implications the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into...

/ February 24, 2017

Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet

Read full post ESET researchers have discovered a new variant of botnet-forming Android banking malware based on source code made public a couple of months ago. The post Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet appeared...

/ February 23, 2017

Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet

Read full post ESET researchers have discovered a new variant of botnet-forming Android banking malware based on source code made public a couple of months ago. The post Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet appeared...

/ February 23, 2017

Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on Google Play

Read full post ESET has spotted a new banking malware on Google Play. Disguised as a weather forecast app, it steals banking credentials and locks screens. The post Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on...

/ February 22, 2017

Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on Google Play

Read full post ESET has spotted a new banking malware on Google Play. Disguised as a weather forecast app, it steals banking credentials and locks screens. The post Sunny with a chance of stolen credentials: Malicious weather app found on...

/ February 22, 2017

New crypto-ransomware hits macOS

Read full post This last month we have seen a new ransomware for Mac. Written in Swift, it is distributed on BitTorrent distribution site as “Patcher” for pirating popular software. The post New crypto-ransomware hits macOS appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 22, 2017

New crypto-ransomware hits macOS

Read full post This last month we have seen a new ransomware for Mac. Written in Swift, it is distributed on BitTorrent distribution site as “Patcher” for pirating popular software. The post New crypto-ransomware hits macOS appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 22, 2017

Android malware: It doesn’t hurt to know about this

Read full post Android malware is an increasing problem … but worry not – n this infographic, we highlight some of the key things you should be aware of. The post Android malware: It doesn’t hurt to know about this...

/ February 21, 2017

Android malware: It doesn’t hurt to know about this

Read full post Android malware is an increasing problem … but worry not – n this infographic, we highlight some of the key things you should be aware of. The post Android malware: It doesn’t hurt to know about this...

/ February 21, 2017

Healthcare data breaches reach a ‘sizeable number of US consumers’

Read full post Approximately 26% of Americans have been compromised by healthcare data breaches, according to a new survey from Accenture. The post Healthcare data breaches reach a ‘sizeable number of US consumers’ appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 21, 2017

Healthcare data breaches reach a ‘sizeable number of US consumers’

Read full post Approximately 26% of Americans have been compromised by healthcare data breaches, according to a new survey from Accenture. The post Healthcare data breaches reach a ‘sizeable number of US consumers’ appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 21, 2017

RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system

Read full post Today, ESET has released a white paper on RTM, a cybercrime group that has been relentlessly targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries. The post RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 21, 2017

RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system

Read full post Today, ESET has released a white paper on RTM, a cybercrime group that has been relentlessly targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries. The post RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

/ February 21, 2017

It’s too easy to steal a second-hand connected car

Read full post Until more effort is made by vendors to integrate the internet in a safe way into the myriad of devices that surround us, we are going to hear more and more stories of security breaking down like...

/ February 20, 2017