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ESET takes part in global operation to disrupt Trickbot, a botnet that has infected over a million computers

ESET researchers have participated in a global operation to disrupt the Trickbot botnet, which has, since 2016, infected over a million computing devices. Along with partners Microsoft, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs Threat Research, NTT and others, the operation impacted Trickbot by tanking their command and control servers. ESET contributed to …

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Cyber crime is “rocketing” in 2019 as more than half of British firms report attacks

Cyber crime is soaring in 2019, as more than half of British firms have already reported attacks this year. That’s according to research from Hiscox, which found that found 55% had faced an attack in 2019, up from 40% last year. Among firms reporting attacks, average losses associated with all cyber …

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UK businesses hit with one cyber attack every minute so far in 2019

A new cyber threat report from Beaming has found that UK businesses were subjected to 119,659 internet-borne cyber attacks each, on average, in the first quarter of 2019. This rate of attack, which equates to one every minute, was more than double that experienced in the first three months of …

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