Explicit content and cyberthreats: 2019 report

Over the past two years we have reviewed how adult content has been used to spread malware and abuse users’ privacy. This is a trend that’s unlikely to go away, especially under current circumstances. While many pornography platforms are enjoying an influx of new users and providing legitimate and safe services, the security risks remain, if not increase. Read Full Article

SAS, sweet SAS

As you may already know, we have rescheduled the SAS 2020 conference for November 18-21. However, we cannot just leave it all until November, that’s why we invite you to SAS at Home, a series of webinars scheduled to kick off very soon, on the 28th-30th of April. Read Full Article

Financial Cyberthreats in 2019

Methodology Financial cyberthreats are malicious programs that target users of services such as online banking, e-money, and cryptocurrency, or that attempt to gain access to financial organizations and their infrastructure. These threats are usually accompanied by spam and phishing activities,… Read Full Article

The State of Stalkerware in 2019

Six months ago, we created a special alert that notifies users about commercial spyware (stalkerware) products installed on their phones. This report examines the use of stalkerware and the number of users affected by this software in the first eight months of 2019. Read Full Article

On the IoT road: perks, benefits and security of moving smartly

This year, we decided to continue our tradition of small-scale experiments with security of connected devices but focused on the automotive-related topic. We randomly took several different automotive connected devices (a couple of auto scanners, a dashboard camera, a GPS tracker, a smart alarm system, a pressure and temperature monitoring system) and reviewed their security setup. Read Full Article

Game of Threats

To find out exactly how cybercriminals capitalize on the rise in illegal downloads of TV content, we have researched the landscape of malware threats disguised as new episodes of popular TV shows distributed through torrent websites. Read Full Article