Following a 60% site growth in 9 months, ESET bolsters WeLiveSecurity.com by introducing new writing talent and launching a Spanish version of the site.
ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for over 26-years, announces that independent security veteran Graham Cluley is joining the WeLiveSecurity.com editorial team to write articles on the latest security news and research, providing opinion and advice to readers of WeLiveSecurity. ESET is also broadening its global reach by offering Spanish speakers a native version of WeLiveSecurity at www.welivesecurity.com/latam.January 29, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32 technology, is entering 2014 with a string of awards from magazines and organization in Europe. German-language Android Magazine has named ESET Mobile Security the app with the best Anti-Theft feature, Polish IT Professional magazine named ESET Endpoint Security as the product of the year, and the Dutch Consumer Organization considers ESET Smart Security 7 to be the best security suite on the market.January 28, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, is releasing for testing the next generation of ESET Mobile Security BETA for Android smartphones and tablets. The new BETA version has an improved user interface and full integration of Anti-Theft into the web interface of my.eset.com.January 16, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32 technology, has earned the „Gold Award“ for anti-phishing protection from AV-Comparatives, an independent testing authority - as reported in their annual report.December 20, 2013
ESET is announcing the release of new version of ESET Social Media Scanner. Free application is protecting the users on Facebookk and Twitter.December 18, 2013 | Bratislava, Montreal
Banking Trojan Qadars Targets Users in the Netherlands, France, Italy; Is Capable of Bypassing Banking Authentication
ESET Canada malware research lab has recently analyzed a very active banking Trojan dubbed Qadars which is targeting users especially in the Netherlands (75% of detected infections; among other targets are France, Italy, Canada, India and Australia). Qadars uses a wide variety of webinjects, some with Android mobile components that are capable of bypassing two-factor authentication systems of online banking to gain access to user’s bank account. The trojan pinpoints users in specific regions and uses webinject configuration files tailored to the banks most commonly used by the victims which makes it much more effective. The malware has been observed by ESET for the last six months and we can confirm that it is being continuously updated.December 17, 2013 | Bratislava
ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32 technology, has released today its annual predictions for the threatscape in the upcoming year “Trends 2014 - The Challenge of Internet Privacy”. This year, in wake of revelations of Edward Snowden related to the US National Security Agency (NSA), the main topic focuses on the growing concern expressed by users regarding their online privacy.December 10, 2013
Advanced Banking Trojan “Hesperbot” Which Can Steal Bitcoins, Has New Targets: Germany and Australia
Large Infection Waves Continue in the Czech Republic
ESET HQ malware research lab is reporting new campaigns of the very effective banking trojan Hesperbot. As previously uncovered by ESET, Hesperbot is using very credible-looking spreading campaigns related to trustworthy organizations and lures victims to run the malware. Based on LiveGrid® data – ESET’s cloud-based malware collection system – and research analysis, it has new big targets: banks and users in Germany and Australia. Meanwhile, large infection waves continued in the Czech Republic.November 28, 2013 | Jena
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, was honored with the ‘Hersteller des Jahres 2013’ Award (Manufacturer of the Year 2013) by CRN, a renowned professional magazine for ICT sector retailers in Germany in the category of IT security. The finalists included three best scoring companies and all where honored as the “Manufacturer of the Year”, from those three - ESET ranked second.November 28, 2013 | Prague
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, has launched (together with its partners) a gondola called Dropion into the stratosphere. For this unique social gaming experiment dubbed Stratocaching, ESET partnered with a group of young technology enthusiasts from Czech “No Rocket Science” and Technet.cz.