Corporate Blog

  • Kmart Breach, Free Credit Monitoring

    In an October 10th statement Kmart admitted to be working with a security firm to access a recent breach that happened in early September. Kmart responds with free credit monitoring for effected...

  • Google and the “Right to be Forgotten”

    Google received 18,304 requests from the UK to remove links under European “right to be forgotten” laws. Mark James, ESET security specialist, helps us navigate the “murky depths” of the Internet.

  • Naughty Snapchat Pictures Leaked

    Hackers have released a series of images sent via the messaging service Snapchat and they have threatened to release more. Snapchat blame the use of 3rd party apps for the leak.

  • Only “around 100” Cybercriminal Kingpins Worldwide

    Troels Oerting, head of Europol’s Cybercrime Centre, claims that there are only a handful of cybercrime-lords producing “malware at a speed that we have difficulties catching up with”.

  • Blackphone: Staying off the Grid

    Mark James, ESET security specialist, looks at the “Blackphone”. Specifically whether it’s the right way to go about protecting your data? And what it says about the state of data handling.

  • Hackers: stereotypical or organised?

    How do we see hackers? Do we see them as pajama clad, overweight, unshaven nerds sitting in their mother’s basement? Or as highly organised and highly motivated groups or gangs?