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February 14, 2011 | Bratisalva

ESET File Security for Linux receives VB100 award

ESET File Security 3.0.20 for Linux has received a “VB100”, the award from Virus Bulletin, UK’s independent testing antivirus authority.

February 8, 2011 | Bratislava

Global Threat Statistics: Win32/Conficker Returns to No. 1

Based on statistical information collected by ESET ThreatSense.Net in the month of January, Win32/Conficker (5.38%) has moved back to the first position as the top threat globally. The second most frequently occurring piece of malware is INF/Autorun (5.30%), followed by Win32/PSW.OnLineGames (2.17%).

February 2, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET begins phasing out server products based on the ESET NOD32 Antivirus 2.7

As of today - February 1, 2011 - ESET will begin phasing out server products based on the ESET NOD32 Antivirus 2.7 engine. The server software will be removed from the ESET website and will no longer be sold. Customers will continue to be protected with signature updates until February 1, 2012.

January 21, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET CEO Richard Marko to head global R&D and oversee rollout of next generation security solutions

BRATISLAVA - ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection, recently announced the appointment of Richard Marko as the new CEO. The new management has already outlined strategies for worldwide market development of the company and its subsidiaries.

January 21, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Linux Desktop available in Release Candidate version

ESET is moving forward another step to the final release of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for the Linux Desktop with the release of Release Candidate version.

January 20, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET Releases ESET Mobile Security Business Edition BETA for Public Testing

ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection announces the release of ESET Mobile Security Business Edition BETA for public testing. Built for Smartphones and Pocket-PCs running Windows Mobile and Symbian operating systems, it delivers unparalleled data security and protection against emerging threats. The Business Edition of ESET Mobile Security shares all functionalities with the current ESET Mobile Security, while adding functionality to be managed remotely via ESET Remote Administrator 4.

January 13, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET 2011 TRENDS: Attacks on Facebook and other social networks will increase

What will 2011 bring in relation to IT security? What threats can be expected and will the trends look like? That is why we used ESET’s global resources and asked some of the best researchers in the business including ESET´s very own David Harley and those at ESET’s new Cyber Threat Analysis Center (CTAC) about anticipated trends in 2011...

January 13, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET‘s CEO Miroslav Trnka included in CRN Top 25 most innovative executives

CRN, leading international IT trade magazine, has recognized ESET‘s CEO Miroslav Trnka among the most innovative managers in the field of information technology. In the list of 25 executives, Mr. Trnka ranked fourth. “No one has delivered better technology to snuff out viruses. For 20 years no one has come close. He's got the technical know-how and channel commitment,” CRN said.

January 13, 2011 | Bratislava

INF/Autorun is the most often detected threat worldwide

The ranking of global threats is led by INF/Autorun with an overall share of 5.75%, followed by Win32/Conficker worm. The latter has registered an increase of nearly 5 percent month-to-month. Moreover, ESET’s automatic malware collection system has registered an increase of the file infector Win32/Sality (2.19%).

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