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Turns out being outed as an Ashley Madison user isn't the worst part of it.
ESET Sr Security Researcher Stephen Cobb explains to +The New York Times how all of us are, "vulnerable to any offer to help them handle the situation in any way really," as scammers and extortionists target not only users but even the merely curious. Learn more in the article below.
Scammers and extortionists are combing through stolen data on 30 million to 40 million Ashley Madison users in search of targets.
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Apple has addressed and resolved the security vulnerability #Ins0mnia in its latest iOS update. Click below to read more about Ins0mnia and how Apple resolved it.
Apple has resolved a serious security vulnerability known as Ins0mnia in its latest update.
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Whatever your views on +Ashley Madison might be, the recent data breach it suffered has increased the #cybersecurity threat level for all organizations. Here's 4 action items every organization should consider.
The Ashley Madison data breach has created fresh cybersecurity threats for all organizations. A company response plan is needed. Here's what you need to know.
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Criminal hackers calling themselves "The Impact Team" have made good on their word, releasing stolen information belonging to millions of +Ashley Madison users on the dark web.
The Impact Team have released stolen Ashley Madison data on the dark web, which includes personal information belonging to 37 million users of the website.
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Have you heard about the ‪#‎stagefright‬ +Android vulnerability? Attackers can exploit it to read most of your phones' data simply by sending a specific MMS.

Find out if your phone is vulnerable with +ESET Stagefright Detector for #android  devices now on +Google Play. Learn more at: http://www.welivesecurity.com/2015/08/14/still-vulnerable-stagefright-get-android-device-checked/‬‬
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I heard about it.. +CyanogenMod​​ took care of it on my end. Thanks for the util. That verified it.
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JUST IN. Our analysis shows malware writers had deep knowledge of Firefox internals. 

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#0day   #firefox   #mozilla   #infosec  
The recent Firefox attacks are an example of active in-the-wild exploitation of a serious software vulnerability.
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Just when you thought we'd covered everything there is to say about support scams, the mindgames keep changing. Oh and there's that little problem of people still falling for them.
Get the latest from David Harley on WeLiveSecurity.com
Support scams are still evolving: nowadays they're associated with malware, multi-platform, and multi-language.
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Major vulnerabilities have been detected in the #Mercury and +Dolphin Browser apps for +Android could have provided cybercriminals with the opportunity to launch zero-day attacks.
Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers have major vulnerabilities, allowing for remote code execution and arbitrary reading and writing of files.
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Teaching kids early about the risks online is a good, proactive step and they may like security so much that it encourages them to pursue it as a future career. Encouragement and support go a long way. Here's a few things you can do to help get them started.
Is your child a security genius? If you think so, here’s what you can do to harness that potential for a career that is exciting and financially lucrative.
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If you're at all involved in #cybersecurity  or #STEM  education, you're already aware of the growing work shortage in the industry.

The National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is holding a two-day conference and there's a call for papers. Click below to learn more about the planned agenda at the conference and how you can submit your paper to present your work at the conference.
The cybersecurity skills gap is a security problem and in the US the National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (NICE) is seeking to reduce that gap.
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Proving that not only +Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are vulnerable to hacking, researchers at +University of California, San Diego cut the brakes of a +Chevrolet Corvette using a simple text message at the +USENIX Security Symposium this week. 
Researchers have hacked into a Corvette with a simple text message, taking control over its brakes.
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Quote from today's +Black Hat recap webinar by ESET security researcher Cameron Camp. Watch it on demand here for top trends and takeaways from the conference: http://www.eset.com/us/webcasts/black-hat-recap-implications-for-the-enterprise/?CMP=osc-gplus-ESETWebcasts.

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The maker of legendary NOD32 Antivirus
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ESET - The maker of legendary NOD32 Antivirus. www.eset.com

ESET, founded in 1992, is a global vendor of security software for corporate customers and households and is on the front lines of countering emerging cyber threats. ESET is the industry leader in proactive detection of a broad range of computer threats.

ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security, built on the award-winning ThreatSense® engine, are highly integrated security solutions trusted by

millions of users to protect their computers against a host of Internet-borne malware, such as viruses, trojans, worms, adware, spyware, phishing, rootkits and other Internet threats.

Thanks to the revolutionary ThreatSense.Net ® technology ESET is able to collect malicious code samples from voluntary users from around the world, giving it the ability to respond swiftly to emerging threats.

ESET is among the most recommended security solutions in the world and has been recognized as a top-five corporate anti-malware provider. ESET consistently earns high ratings and recognition from independent testing organizations including: AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and Virus Bulletin a leading product testing group that has awarded ESET over 75 VB100 awards – the highest in the industry.   

ESET´s Headquarters are in Bratislava, Slovakia and has branches in Prague, Czech Republic, San Diego, USA, and Buenos Aires with representation in more than 180 countries around the globe. In 2008, ESET opened new development center in Krakow, Poland.

Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranked ESET as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the EMEA region.