What does it take to attract top cybersecurity talent?

From professional backgrounds to competitive salaries – a study delves into what it takes to build strong cybersecurity teams Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, but in low supply, the 2019 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study finds. In fact, the supply is so low that it needs to grow by an estimated 145 percent to fill […]

Mispadu: Advertisement for a discounted Unhappy Meal

Another in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans In this installment of our blog series, we will focus on Mispadu, an ambitious Latin American banking trojan that utilizes McDonald’s malvertising and extends its attack surface to web browsers. We believe this malware family is targeting the general public. Its main goals are monetary […]

Disney+ accounts hacked – How to protect yourself

As users are losing access to their accounts by the dozens, we offer a few tips to help keep your streaming subscriptions safe The long-awaited streaming service Disney+ was launched to the cheers of many. But it wasn’t without technical issues; in addition, within hours of the service going online many users were reporting that […]

Exposed: Amazon Elasticsearch exposure

Elasticsearch services make storing, searching and analyzing large volumes of data simple, but that’s what makes them prime targets for cybercriminals. Available as a service, AWS Elasticsearch allows users to easily deploy and operate Elasticsearch without the management overhead. (AWS provides help on how to configured AWS Elasticsearch correctly.) However, did you know those domains […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Share ESET experts share how they got started in cybersecurity and whether or not a degree is needed for a career in the industry ESET experts share how they got started in cybersecurity and whether or not a degree is needed to become a security practitioner. Microsoft ships out a patch for a critical zero-day […]