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Stories by Ondrej Kubovic

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Why service providers should care about customer security
Wed, 14th Dec 2016
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managed services
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
Ransomware's rise demands vigilance from service providers, as the security of customer data is not just ethical, but now a critical business must.
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Android ransomware spreads further, with new methods in its toolbox
Tue, 6th Dec 2016
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malware
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ransomware
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smartphones
New Android ransomware tactics emerge, using encrypted payloads and email scams to exploit users, with a new focus on Chinese markets.
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Trick or threat? How zombie IoT devices surprised the internet
Tue, 1st Nov 2016
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ddos
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iot
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cybersecurity
Millions of IoT devices formed a giant zombie army to launch DDoS attacks, proving the need for better security. #IoT #cybersecurity.
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How to handle multiple devices and passwords at once
Tue, 11th Oct 2016
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cybersecurity
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passwords
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we live security
It seems that for every work device you use, you have a personal alternative. But this means having twice as many gadgets & security concerns.
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Nemucod serves nasty package: Ransomware and ad-clickers
Mon, 22nd Aug 2016
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Just last week ESET reported on Nemucod shifting away from ransomware and downloading the ad-clicking malware Kovter instead.
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Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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malware
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cios
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trojan
The trojan downloader Nemucod is back with a new campaign. This time, it has changed the payload served to its victims – it's not ransomware.
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Afraid someone is misusing your webcam? Here's some tips for protection
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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cybersecurity
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cios
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webcam
If you want to know which programs are using your webcam, or if you believe it is running despite the indicator light being off, here is a guide.
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Do you know if your child is being cyberbullied? These are the red flags
Tue, 21st Jun 2016
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malware
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cyberbullying
ESET has put together a list of indicators that help parents recognise whether their offspring are being cyberbullied.
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Belong to the ‘selfie’ generation? You are probably oversharing
Fri, 5th Feb 2016
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malware
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Such data leaks can easily lead to trouble, ranging from phishing emails or loss of social network account access to identity theft and extortion.