ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25 years, announces its new partnership with Cyberoam Technologies, a leading global provider of network security appliances.July 22, 2014 | Bratislava
New Android malware #Simplocker uses child-abuse FBI warnings to scare victims into paying $300.00, ESET discover
ESET provides in-depth analysis of this attack and gives advice to Android users on how to avoid being a victim.
Security researchers from ESET® have uncovered a new version of Simplocker – the Android file-encrypting ransomware. This variant of Simplocker targets English speakers, presents the victim with a bogus warning from the FBI reporting that the affected computer has violated child abuse and other laws, and presents the victim with a fine of $300.00, payable in 48 hours.July 15, 2014 | Bratislava
Security researchers from ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, have published on welivesecurity.com a detailed analysis of the Win32/Aibatook malware, which targets customers of Japanese banks and visitors to some of the country's most popular pornographic websites.June 25, 2014 | Bratislava
Today, IT security provider ESET launches an Android application named ESET Simplocker Decryptor to help users with Android devices to regain access to files that have been encrypted by Simplocker ransomware.June 23, 2014 | Bratislava/Jena
ESET launches German edition of WeLiveSecurity.com to supply German-speaking IT community with security insights
Global security vendor offers German-speaking countries the benefits of its security news site.
IT security provider ESET® today announces the launch of the German edition of its WeLiveSecurity.com site, offering German-speakers access to this world-class security news resource. After months of development, testing and localization, WeLiveSecurity.com/deutsch has now gone live.June 23, 2014 | Bratislava
Distinguished Researcher, Aryeh Goretsky, presents ESET’s Mid-Year Threat Review: Do you know the Latest Threats out There?
ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, invites everyone interested in security to attend ESET’s mid-year security threat review in a free Webinar, hosted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:00AM – 11:00AM Pacific [GMT-8].June 4, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, has analyzed the first Android OS Filecoder detected by its systems – Android/Simplocker.A. Filecoders are a category of ransomware that encrypt data and demand a ransom in order to regain access to them. This TOR-enabled ransomware is the first Filecoder ever discovered on the Android operating system. ESET’s Researcher Robert Lipovsky has written an article about Simplocker, available at welivesecurity.com/simplockerJune 2, 2014 | Bratislava
Everyone knows that computer hacking depicted in movies or games rarely reflects reality. You don’t need a degree in computer science to know that hackers don't really install pop-ups saying “Uploading virus: 97% complete”. But with Watch Dogs, the new videogame from Ubisoft, on-screen cybercrime is suddenly a lot truer to life.May 13, 2014 | Bratislava
New Proactive Anti-Theft Detects Potentially Dangerous Situations for the Android Device
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today announced its newest version of ESET Mobile Security, which arms Android users with proactive Anti-Theft features to track lost or stolen mobile devices, through an easy-to-use web interface at my.eset.com. While the basic protection is free for a lifetime, it’s up to users to decide if they want to subscribe and benefit from Premium features.April 23, 2014 | Bratislava
ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, announced today the launch of GoExplore.net, the new internet initiative which curates the best of the web’s content and encourages people to explore the web safely.