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ESET on hand to prove "Girls can do IT"

ESET are on the road to empowering young women to consider careers in IT and AFC Bournemouth were delighted to welcome ESET to Vitality Stadium for a special ‘Girls can do IT’ masterclass. 

Russian-made PSYOPs in Ukraine: Operation Texonto targets Ukrainians with war-related disinformation, ESET Research discovers

  • A Russian-aligned aligned threat actor spread war-related disinformation to Ukrainian readers via spam emails.
  • The spearphishing campaign targeted a Ukrainian defence company and an EU agency.
  • Du…

ESET UK Research reveals teenage sexting epidemic – with almost three-quarters of U18s regretting sharing intimate photos and videos online

  • Nearly two-fifths (39%) of the UK public surveyed admit to first sharing explicit content while they were underage
  • Over a quarter (28%) of British under 18 year-olds surveyed have had their…

ESET Research discovers espionage apps on the attack in Pakistan, utilising romance scams

ESET researchers have identified 12 Android espionage apps that share the same malicious code; six were available on Google Play.

Corporate Blog

Are you and your customers prepared for a breach? Explore the importance of MDR in mitigating cybersecurity risks

In today's digital landscape, the looming threat of a data breach is a harsh reality that every Managed Service Provider (MSP) and their clients must face. With cyberattacks becoming increasingly…

Keeping encryption secure from BitLocker sniffing

What is Bitlocker 'sniffing'? And how can you keep your network encryption secure?

I am not sorry for wasting your time. Lessons to learn from Texonto PSYCOP targeting Ukraine

Since the invasion started, ESET have prevented and investigated a significant number of attacks launched by Russia-aligned groups against Ukraine.

What is a PSYOP, and how can it be used in hybrid war?

ESET Research recently discovered a new disinformation campaign, Operation Texonto, aiming to break the spirits of Ukrainian people close to the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of…


Attack of the copycats: How fake messaging apps and app mods could bite you

WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal clones and mods remain a popular vehicle for malware distribution. Don’t get taken for a ride.

Love is in the AI: Finding love online takes on a whole new meaning

Is AI companionship the future of not-so-human connection – and even the cure for loneliness?

Cracking the 2023 SANS Holiday Hack Challenge

From ChatNPT to Game Boys and space apps, this year’s challenge took us to the Geese Islands for another rollicking romp of fun

Cybersecurity trends and challenges to watch out for in 2024 – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

What are some of the key cybersecurity trends that people and organizations should have on their radars this year?