With Halloween here, ESET researchers have the safety of online users on their mind once again. So what are the surfers to steer clear of on this day? And what is according to ESET the scariest zombie malware out there? ESET researchers offer both security tips and take a look at the scariest zombie botnets.October 29, 2014
ESET’s GoExplore.net dives into the world of pro gaming, interviewing winning teams, agencies and sponsors to find out how to make it in this growing industry.
GoExplore.net, a best-of-the-web curation website from the IT security software provider ESET, takes a serious look at an emerging online ‘sport’: pro gaming. GoExplore.net collated the top five pieces of advice for those interesting in trying their hand at becoming a pro-gamer.October 23, 2014 | Bratislava
Deloitte Technology Fast 50: ESET Ranks Among Fastest Growing Big Tech Companies in Central Europe for More than a Decade
ESET, Central Europe-based IT security company has ranked among the fastest growing large tech companies in the region for 12th time in 2014, finds Deloitte in its annual Technology Fast 50 CE report. With a 274% growth over the past five years, ESET has been listed among the elite "Big 5" group which recognizes those companies which consistently achieve fast growth rates, but are too big to compete for the top spots in the main ranking.October 23, 2014 | Bratislava
Jean-Ian Boutin, researcher from ESET Montreal lab has presented the results of the recent investigation of the webinject-based malware at the 24th Virus Bulletin conference in Seattle. ESET’s Jean-Ian Boutin has been analyzing these types of threats for several years now. His paper titled “The Evolution of Webinject” uncovers many interesting facts about these banking trojans. The highlights of his paper have just been published on ESET WeLiveSecurity.com.October 22, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET researcher interviewed by WeLiveSecurity.com to explain essential facts about botnets and how to defend against this type of malware.
The number of articles on WeLiveSecurity.com talking about botnet malware is rising every day. Operation Windigo, Stuxnet, Conficker and Flashback – these are just a few of the most well-known botnets. But do you know exactly what a botnet is, and what it means to become part of one?October 21, 2014 | Bratislava
New Products include Botnet Protection combined with Enhanced Exploit Blocker protection.
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today announced the latest versions of its flagship security software products: ESET NOD32® Antivirus 8 and ESET Smart Security® 8. The latest line-up includes Botnet Protection and Enhanced Exploit Blocker that protects against exploits and offer anti-phishing and social media scanning capabilities.October 20, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET invites all IT security experts to meet at the most awaited IT security gathering of the year and the biggest anti-malware conference in the Asia-Pacific region.
ESET®, the global IT security vendor, is the official organizer of the 17th Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers International Conference (AVAR) 2014, the largest Asia Pacific conference on anti-malware, to be held in Sydney, Australia from 12 to 14 November 2014.October 15, 2014 | Bratislava
The Operation Windigo research paper, released in March by ESET Research Lab from Canada, was awarded the Péter Szőr Award at Virus Bulletin Conference late last month. Ironically, the research paper was also recognized by the creators of malware behind Operation Windigo saying “Good job, ESET!“ within their code one month after it was released. ESET Researcher from the award-winning team was interviewed to bring updates on Operation Windigo to the public. The whole interview is now available at WeLiveSecurity.com.October 15, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET Researchers bring follow-up details on BlackEnergy malware campaign exploiting Microsoft PowerPoint vulnerability.
At the Virus Bulletin conference last month held in Seattle, ESET Researchers presented their research on BlackEnergy trojan that has evolved into a malicious tool designed for espionage in Ukraine and Poland. A new blogpost from Robert Lipovsky on WeLiveSecurity.com reveals more about the 0-day vulnerability in Microsoft PowerPoint used by this malware to infect its victims.October 8, 2014 | Bratislava
The infamous Sednit cyber-espionage group that has been attacking various institutions especially in Eastern Europe in the past has recently started to use a new exploit kit to distribute their malware, ESET research lab in Montreal is reporting. Among the attacked websites is a large financial institution in Poland. ESET has uncovered that the group misuses domains of existing websites related to the military, defense and foreign affairs.