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Do apps need all the permissions?

By Press Release 4 October 2019

Friends mention an exciting new app, or we see a promotion that requires an app to be downloaded, and the rush is on to download the app and start interacting with it. But do we consider the permissions needed by the app? FULL STORY >

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New Security Operations Centre aims to combat rampant cybercrime

By Ryan Noik 29 September 2019

Reflex Solutions launched its Security Operations Centre recently in Sandton in a bid to address the cybercrime that has become more frequent in recent months. FULL STORY >

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Smart TVs - Yet another way for attackers to break into your home?

By Press Release 8 August 2019

A primer on why internet-enabled TVs make for attractive and potentially soft targets, and how cybercriminals can ruin more than your TV viewing experience. FULL STORY >

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Ransomeware 1010: Understanding cybersecurity's biggest threat

By Press Release 17 May 2019

Ransomware is always evolving - attackers getting more sophisticated in how the infect systems, avoid detection and foil decryption efforts nobody is safe, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Look who’s Stalking

By Opinion 5 April 2019

Aren’t we just making it too easy for online followers to become real-life trackers with the amount of open data we are posting online? FULL STORY >

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Top tips for protecting your Smart TV

By Staff Writer 10 October 2018

You thought of securing your PC, and maybe your smartphone, but have you thought about securing your Smart TV? FULL STORY >

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ESET’s guide makes it possible to peek into FinFisher

By Press Release 24 January 2018

FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, has a history of being used in surveillance campaigns, both against legitimate targets and against political opposition in countries with oppressive regimes. FULL STORY >

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ESET Releases 2018 Report: Predicts Trends in Cybersecurity

By Press Release 18 January 2018

According to a recent ESET report, incidents and risks are predicted to grow even further in 2018. FULL STORY >

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How prepared is SA for a cyber-security attack?

By Press Release 24 October 2017

This year’s hacking attacks have been some of the worst we have seen, and they have undoubtedly left a mark on the cyber world. FULL STORY >

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ESET works with Google to halt dangerous malware

By Press Release 17 October 2017

ESET, a leading global cybersecurity company has launched Chrome Cleanup, a new scanner and cleaner for Google Chrome designed to help users browse the web safely and without interruption. Chrome Cleanup will be available for all Google Chrome... FULL STORY >

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DoubleLocker: innovative Android malware with a cunning infection vector

By Press Release 13 October 2017

ESET researchers have spotted the first-ever ransomware misusing Android accessibility services. On top of encrypting data, the ransomware also locks the device. FULL STORY >

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Six million Instagram accounts hacked

By Press Release 5 September 2017

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data, says ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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10 Ways to ruin a Cybercriminal's day

By Press Release 3 April 2017

These days, everyone – from the most inexperienced to the most advanced user – takes measures to protect themselves from cybercriminals seeking to compromise or steal information, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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ESET: 5 things you can monitor with your parental control tool

By Press Release 29 February 2016

One of the biggest concerns parents have about the internet is the kind of websites their children are browsing and the content they may be viewing. In fact, according to an ESET survey, nine out of ten parents are worried about... FULL STORY >

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Haxposure: an emerging threat with important implications

By Staff Writer 4 February 2016

This combination of criminal data theft via hacking and public exposure of internal secrets represents an emerging threat, which ESET has dubbed haxposure. FULL STORY >

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