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October 1, 2012

ESET Has Received Its 75th “VB100”Award

NOD32 Has More “VB100” Awards than Any Other AV Product

October 1, 2012

ESET Releases ESET USSD Control on Google Play to Prevent Dangerous Android USSD Vulnerability

BRATISLAVA – ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has released today a special free app, ESET USSD Control, mitigating a potentially very dangerous vulnerability flaw in certain Android-based smartphones. ESET is one of the first major antivirus vendors to provide the fix in the form of a free stand-alone app on Google Play. After installing the app, user should check whether their smartphone is open to such attack by using ESET’s USSD test.

September 14, 2012

August Malware: INF/Autorun Tops Stats Globally; HTML/ScrInject.B Threatens Europe Win32/Qhost, New to Top Threat List

BRATISLAVA – In August, for the fourth month in a row INF/Autorun was the top malware worldwide − with a 4.62% infection rate globally, placing fourth on the malware list in Europe with a 2.99% share.

August 15, 2012

July Malware: INF/Autorun Leads Worldwide, HTML/ScrInject.B Top Threat in Europe

BRATISLAVA – In July, INF/Autorun was the top malware worldwide − for the third month in a row with a 5.46% infection rate globally, placing second on the malware list in Europe with a 3.72% share.

June 21, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Uncovers ACAD/Medre.A Worm: Tens Of Thousands Of AutoCAD Design Files Leaked in Suspected Industrial Espionage

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has uncovered a worm that targets drawings created in AutoCAD software for computer-aided design (CAD). Recently the worm, ACAD/Medre.A, showed a big spike in Peru on ESET’s Live Grid (a cloud-based malware collection system utilizing data from ESET users worldwide).

June 16, 2012

June Malware: INF/Autorun Leads Both in Europe and Worldwide

BRATISLAVA – In June, INF/Autorun was again for the second month in a row the top malware in Europe and worldwide – with a 6.28% infection rate globally and 4.49% in Europe.

June 13, 2012 | Bratislava

May Threats: INF/Autorun Returns to Top Spot

ESET Security Expert Stephen Cobb: “Good news - Flamer malware is not likely to be headed your way any time soon” Throughout May, HTML/ScrInject.B was dethroned as top malware worldwide and Europe making the way for the big comeback of INF/Autorun – with a 6.36% infection rate globally and 4.99% in Europe. ESET malware statistics based on ESET Live Grid® - a cloud-based malware collection system utilizing data from users of ESET solutions worldwide has put HTML/Iframe.B in second spot, both in the world (4.84%) and in Europe (4.81%). HTML/ScrInject.B was recorded in third position with 4.09% infection rate worldwide and 4.35% in Europe.

May 30, 2012

ESET Launches Next Generation Business Endpoint Solutions: ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security with Web Control

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced the launch of a new line of products for business customers – ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Endpoint Antivirus. With the new product line, ESET is strengthening its focus on the business segment.

May 29, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Launches Next Generation Business Endpoint Solutions: ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security with Web Control

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced the launch of a new line of products for business customers – ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Endpoint Antivirus. With the new product line, ESET is strengthening its focus on the business segment. Both ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security come standard with ESET Remote Administrator. The more feature-rich ESET Endpoint Security adds Web Control, Two-way Firewall and Client Antispam.

May 17, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Releases BETA Versions of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 and ESET Smart Security 6 with Anti-Theft

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today announced the start of public BETA testing of its flagship products − ESET Smart Security 6 BETA and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 BETA. The Anti-Theft feature that helps locate missing laptops and monitors activity on stolen devices will be available in both products during the BETA stage to reach as many testers as possible. ESET BETA Program is a final phase in the release process when products are available for testing to the general public. Both ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 are available for free download.

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