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July 20, 2011

Threats in June: INF/Autorun Top Threat in Europe and the World; Survey finds the Social Networking/Cybersafety Disconnect

INF/Autorun, according to the statistical information from ThreatSense.Net, ESET’s cloud-based malware collection system, was the most wide-spread malware both in Europe (5.56%) and globally (6.72%) for the month of June. Running second is Win32/Conficker: in Europe 2.77%, globally 6.72%.

June 16, 2011

Threats in May: Playstation Breach – Password Reset Attack Looming; INF/Autorun – Top-ranking Global and European Malware

INF/Autorun, according to the statistical information from ThreatSense.Net, yet again wins the spot of the top most ranked global threat in May 2011 with 6.58 percent of occurrence. The second most wide-spread malware globally turned to be, for several months now, Win32/Conficker with a 3.61 percent share, followed by yet another old-timer Win32/PSW.OnlineGames with 1.92%.

June 14, 2011

ESET Announces Release Candidates of ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today moved closer to the final release of ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5, making the Release Candidate version available at ESET.com. RC version is the final step of public testing ahead of the final product’s release slated for late in the third quarter of 2011.

June 1, 2011

ESET announces Release Candidate of ESET File Security 4.3 for Microsoft Windows Server

ESET announces the release of ESET File Security 4.3 for Microsoft Windows Server Release Candidate for public testing. It is yet another step toward the final release of the product’s full version. ESET File Security 4.3 for Microsoft Windows Server Release Candidate is engineered to secure business networks and data at the highest level. The newly-added, eShell functionality with command line control interface enhances even further the management of ESET security solutions in a networked environment.

May 11, 2011

ESET Launches ESET Mobile Security Business Edition for Windows Mobile and Symbian

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, announces the release of ESET Mobile Security Business Edition for Windows Mobile and Symbian. The Business Edition of ESET Mobile Security shares the functions of the current ESET Mobile Security, while adding functionality to remotely manage through ESET Remote Administrator 4. With ESET Mobile Security, users on the go will be provided with reliable and tested data security with proactive protection against emerging threats.

May 10, 2011

Libya and Osama bin Laden Dominate Cyber-threats Heading into May; INF/Autorun, the Most-widespread Malware in April

The death of Osama bin Laden has gone viral with blogs, social media and search engines pumping terabytes of rumor, innuendo and conspiracy theories at the speed of light, along with the occasional kilobyte of truth. That was the state of global malware map after the death of Osama bin Laden that came in early May. Nigerian letters involving Libya was yet another top scam for the past few weeks.

May 9, 2011

ESET Tops Worldwide Growth List for Consumer Security in Leading Analyst Firm’s Security Software Market Share Report

ESET today announced that Gartner has ranked the company as the security software vendor with the largest worldwide growth in consumer security in 2010. According to growth numbers from Gartner’s “Market Share: Security Software, Worldwide, 2010” report which was released in late March, 2011, ESET grew by 51.10 percent.

April 28, 2011

ESET Releases BETA Version of ESET Mobile Security for Android Smartphones

ESET, the leader in proactive protection, is expanding its portfolio of security solutions to protect devices running on the popular Android platform. ESET now offers ESET Mobile Security for three operating systems including Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android. The BETA version is available to download from the company’s website, ESET.com.

April 27, 2011

Computer fraudsters cashing in on British Royal Wedding and Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia

The British Royal wedding and the upcoming ice hockey world championship in Slovakia have caught the attention of cybercriminals. Prince William who is to wed Kate Middleton has computer scammers at the ready to profit from the media circus surrounding this year’s high profile event. Meanwhile, in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, hockey-related internet domains bearing traits of unfair business practices have sprung up.

April 18, 2011

ESET at Infosecurity Europe 2011: A Showcase of ESET’s Business Products

ESET‘s Senior Research Fellow, David Harley, to speak on next generation of infrastructure attacks. Starting Tuesday, April 19th 2011, ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, will showcase its latest portfolio of business products at Infosecurity Europe, a leading European IT security expo. ESET will dispatch to the event its top Tech leader, CTO Pavel Luka as well as Senior Research Fellow, David Harley.

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