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H1 2023 Threat Report

We are pleased to present the latest issue of ESET Threat Report, which brings changes aimed at making its contents more engaging and accessible. One notable modification is our new approach to data presentation: rather than detailing all data changes within each detection category, our intention is to provide more in-depth analyses of selected, notable […]

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Threat Report, T3 2022

Welcome to the T3 2022 issue of the ESET Threat Report! In 2022, an unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine shocked the world, bringing devastating effects on the country and its population. The war continues to impact everything from energy prices and inflation to cyberspace, which ESET researchers and analysts have monitored extensively throughout the

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APT Activity Report, T3 2022

Welcome to the T3 2022 issue of the ESET APT Activity Report! This report summarizes the activities of selected advanced persistent threat (APT) groups that were observed, investigated, and analyzed by ESET researchers from September until the end of December (T3) 2022. In the monitored timespan, Russia-aligned APT groups continued to be particularly involved in

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Threat Report T2 2022

Welcome to the T2 2022 issue of the ESET Threat Report! The past four months were the time of summer vacations for many of us in the northern hemisphere. It appears that some malware operators also took this time as an opportunity to possibly rest, refocus, and reanalyze their current procedures and activities. According to

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Threat Report T1 2022

Welcome to the T1 2022 issue of the ESET Threat Report! After more than two years of shielding from a global pandemic, we get a reward: war! Several conflicts are raging in different parts of the world, but for us, this one is different. Right across Slovakia’s eastern borders, where ESET has its HQ and

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Fake e-shops on the prowl for banking credentials using android malware

ESET researchers analyzed three malicious applications targeting customers of eight Malaysian banks The popularity of online shopping has been growing during the past few years, a trend accelerated by the pandemic. To make this already convenient way of never having to leave the couch to buy new things even more convenient, people are increasingly using

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Threat report T2 2021

Welcome to the T2 2021 issue of the ESET Threat Report! Despite threats seemingly looming around every corner (I’m looking at you, Delta), the past four months were the time of summer vacations for many of us, offering a much-needed break after the tough start of the year. I wish the same could be said

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RANSOMWARE: A look at the criminal art of malicious code, pressure, and manipulation

GOALS The goals of this paper are to demonstrate how dangerous ransomware has become, describe the latest techniques used by ransomware gangs, and suggest what your organization can do to reduce exposure to, and damage from, ransomware attacks. Three ransomware attack vectors are addressed in this order: remote access, email, and supply chain. RANSOMWARE —

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T1 2021 Threat Report

Welcome to the T1 2021 issue of the ESET Threat Report! D uring the first four months of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic was still the number one news topic around the world; however, it became notably less prominent in the threat landscape. One could say “fortunately”, yet as you’ll see on the next pages,

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