Turla LightNeuron: An email too far

ESET research uncovers Microsoft Exchange malware remotely controlled via steganographic PDF and JPG email attachments Due to security improvements in operating systems, rootkit usage has been in constant decline for several years. As such, malware developers – especially those working in espionage groups – have been busy developing new stealthy userland malware. Recently, ESET researchers […]

"MegaCortex" ransomware wants to be The One

Editor’s note, 8 May 2019: This is a quickly evolving story and, in order to remain accurate, we have removed some confusing data posted with the original story, below. We will be publishing an update as soon as possible. By Andrew Brandt A new ransomware that calls itself MegaCortex got a jolt of life on […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Share ESET researchers document how cybercriminals abused the advertising network of Russia’s leading search engine for malicious campaigns targeting accountants ESET researchers document how cybercriminals abused the online advertising network of Russia’s leading search engine for malicious campaigns targeting accountants. In another research effort, ESET experts discover security holes in a D-Link internet-connected camera that […]

World Password Day: A day to review your defenses

So, do you think you’ve been ‘pwned’? That’s the question to ask yourself today Today is World Password Day, a day to reflect on just how vulnerable a poor password can leave you. As more and more of the processes and tools we use in our everyday lives shift to the online world, the number […]