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ESET Research discovers KryptoCibule: The multitasking multicurrency cryptostealer

ESET researchers have discovered a previously undocumented trojan malware family that spreads through malicious torrents and that uses multiple tricks to squeeze as many cryptocoins as possible from its victims while staying under the radar. ESET named the threat KryptoCibule, and according to ESET telemetry the malware seems to primarily …

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ESET Endpoint protection and detection, response solutions commended in KuppingerCole Market Compass

ESET has been recognised in the KuppingerCole Market Compass 2020 report for its Endpoint Protection, Detection and Response solutions, including its Endpoint Security and ESET Enterprise Inspector, giving particular merit for its universal coverage. ESET achieved high scores across all categories, achieving the third highest number of strong positives out …

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Mekotio banking trojan fakes security update, steals bitcoins and exfiltrates Google credentials

ESET researchers are investigating a notorious Latin American banking trojans called Mekotio, targeting Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries: mainly Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Peru and Portugal. This malware is known to take screenshots, restarting affected machines, restricting access to legitimate banking websites, and, in some cases, even stealing bitcoins and exfiltrating …

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Spire launches ESET retail display offer

Spire Technology is launching a new customer offer in partnership with ESET, which will give resellers the opportunity to receive a free backlit, fully-branded, ESET display unit. Available in both table-top and floor standing options, the distributor’s customers will be able to claim a free unit with certain purchases of …

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Partner Content: ESET and Spire Technology on why you need a Password Manager

With an average of 200 online accounts to create passwords for and over 75 million internet-connected devices worldwide, using a Password Manager is a modern necessity. When it comes to basic cybersecurity tips you’ve no doubt heard the standard advice many, many times: install antivirus, don’t click on dodgy links, …

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“We may well be walking into a cyber pandemic”

Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist at ESET discusses the increase in “scareware” during the current COVID-19 crisis, and how it could lead up to a “cyber pandemic” in the near future… What have been some of the biggest cyber threats that have emerged over the past year? The cybercrime market …

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ESET launches new Partner Programme offering incentives and technical training

Cybersecurity company ESET has launched its new Partner Programme, designed to help both new and existing partners unlock their full sales potential through a series of incentives, benefits, and training courses. The programme offers partners dedicated account management support along with lead generation and marketing assistance throughout their sales journey. …

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Spire Technology to distribute ESET’s security software

Cyber security and anti-virus company ESET has extended its reach into the premium consumer market by signing a contract with distributor Spire Technology. The deal will see the UK distributor of PC components and IT hardware offering ESET’s internet security software to its reseller partners. Malcolm Tuck, ESET UK’s managing …

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ESET exposes extent of Winnti Group’s supply-chain attacks

ESET researchers have dissected the updated arsenal of the Winnti Group – known for its espionage capability and targeted attacks – in a new whitepaper. In March 2019, ESET researchers warned about Winnti’s new supply-chain attacks targeting video game players in Asia. Following this publication, ESET research continued its investigation …

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World’s largest beer brewer opens cybersecurity unit

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer of beer, has opened its own cybersecurity unit in Israel in a bid to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks. AB InBev’s cybersecurity hub will be based in Tel Aviv and will focus on analysing threats and potential attacks, …

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