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November 12, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Ranked by Deloitte as One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Central Europe

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, appeared in Deloitte’s 14th annual ranking of Central Europe’s fifty fastest-growing technology companies (Deloitte 2013 Technology Fast 50 Central Europe). The ranking is prepared based on the companies’ five-year revenue growth, says Deloitte.

October 28, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Cyber Security Solutions Being Supported on the Brand New Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, has responded quickly to the launch of Apple OS X 10.9 Mavericks by updating ESET® Cyber Security Pro and ESET® Cyber Security to integrate with and work on the new operating system.

October 23, 2013 | Montreal, Canada

Nymaim Ransomware Still Active, Finding New Infection Vector to Spread – Black Hat SEO

ESET Detection Technology Protects Users’ Browsing Against Ransomware Trojans

For the last several weeks, team at the ESET malware research lab in Montreal have been investigating the infamous Nymaim, a Trojan downloader with ransomware features. The malware is distributed through Darkleech, a malware that compromises web servers and can redirect users to the infamous Black Hole exploit kit. Darkleech has infected numerous high profile websites, creating troubles for users while browsing their favorite websites. Through the course of the research, our analysts were able to collect several different lockscreen designs throughout the world - Nymaim has customized designs for countries in Europe and North America. In addition, ESET investigation into the Trojan downloader confirmed infections and with new infection vector – Black Hat SEO (misusing search engines) - in spreading the malware.

October 16, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Releases Version 7 of its ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security

Latest Detection Technology Protects Against New and Advanced Threats

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, today announced the launch of the 7th generation of its flagship consumer products: ESET NOD32® Antivirus and ESET Smart Security®. New technology features, including Exploit Blocker, Advanced Memory Scanner, Vulnerability Shield and ESET Social Media Scanner provide a great balance of protection and usability without compromising system performance.

October 2, 2013 | Bratislava

The All New Version of ESET Mobile Security for Android Now Also on Amazon App Store for Android

ESET is determined to be available on the widely used app store and protect as many mobile users as possible.

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, will sell its latest version of ESET® Mobile Security for Android on the Amazon App Store for Android®, as well as Google Play®.

October 2, 2013 | Bratislava, Berlin

ESET Scores High in VB100 Comparative Review on Windows 7 Pro

CEO of ESET North America Andrew Lee Holds Keynote Speech at VB 2013 Conference: Ethics and the AV industry in the Age of WikiLeaks

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years in consecutive VB100 awards with its ESET NOD32 technology, has earned another VB100 Award, already 81st, from Virus Bulletin, UK-based independent security software testing authority. Its product ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 scored high in all categories of the latest test on Windows 7 Pro OS. In addition, ESET research teams will have a strong presence at the VB 2013 Conference starting today in Berlin, including Andrew Lee, CEO ESET North America, opening with a keynote speech titled Ethics and the AV industry in the age of WikiLeaks.

October 1, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Launches ESET Technology Alliance Program

Combining Best-in-Class Security Solutions with Proven and Trusted Technology

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, today launched the ESET Technology Alliance – an integration partnership. The aim of the program is to better protect businesses with a range of complimentary IT security solutions that seamlessly integrate with ESET products.

September 24, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Reports Major Increase of Dangerous Filecoders - Trojans Extorting Ransom After Encrypting Data

ESET HQ Malware Research Lab is reporting an unusual spike in the actvity of Filecoder malware - trojans that encrypt user files and try to extort a ransom from the victim in exchange for a decrypting software. ESET LiveGrid® technology - the company’s cloud-based malware collection system - has shown a rising weekly number of Win32/Filecoder detections by over 200% since July 2013 from average numbers in January - June 2013.

September 23, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Launches Root Detector Kit for Mac OSX

ESET® Rootkit Detector is a new security tool for Mac® OS X that scans for malicious kernel extensions attempting to change operating system behavior by hooking inside the OS. When the rogue kernel extensions hook inside the OS X, they can bypass any security measure thus allowing complete access of system privileges.

September 18, 2013 | Bratislava, Sydney

ESET Opens Branch in Australia, Helping SMBs to Tackle Threats as Trojans Targeting LinkedIn

Latest Research from ESET Points to the Opportunity for SMBs In Australia to Withstand Emerging Threats without Slowing Resources

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, today released its latest Threat Report for Australia, highlighting the emerging threat from Trojan software targeting LinkedIn and other commonly used applications.

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