Press Releases


ProductsJune 9, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET Released Beta Version of ESET® Mail Security 6 for Microsoft Exchange

ESET, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announced open Beta testing of ESET Mail Security 6 for Microsoft Exchange Server with new user interface and even more layers of protection.

ProductsMay 28, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET® Smart Security 9 Beta now available for download

Try the Beta version of the latest flagship products from the creator of ESET NOD32® technology, and test out the brand new Banking & Payment Protection feature for secure transactions.

ESET, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today introduces the Beta versions of its latest ESET Smart Security 9 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9 products. Join the ESET Beta Program and be among the first to try out new features such as Banking & Payment Protection and enhanced Botnet Protection, as well as the products’ new graphical user interface.

MalwareMay 28, 2015 | Bratislava

Porn Clicker Returns to Google Play

ESET Research: malicious app performs click fraud on unsecured Android devices.

Trojan Porn Clicker, masquerading as popular app called Dubsmash, has yet again returned to Google Play Store after being pulled from the offering almost a month ago. Detailed information on this recurring threat is now available on WeLiveSecurity.com.

MalwareMay 26, 2015 | Bratislava

Linux/Moose: Malware Going After Facebook

ESET Uncovers New Threat Attacking Routers, Performing Fraud on Social Networks and Stealing Network Traffic.

Linux/Moose is a malware family primarily targeting Linux-based consumer routers, but is also known to infect other Linux-based embedded systems. Once infected, the compromised devices are used to steal unencrypted network traffic and offer proxying services for the botnet operator.

MalwareMay 22, 2015 | Bratislava

Fake Minecraft Apps Downloaded by Thousands on Google Play, reports ESET

Over 30 scareware apps threatening Android users worldwide.

ESET researchers have discovered more than 30 fake applications available for download on the Google Play Store. The malicious applications, which pretended to be cheats for the popular Minecraft game, have been installed by more than 600.000 Android users, reports ESET on WeLiveSecurity.com.

MalwareMay 7, 2015 | Bratislava

Brazil: a Hotbed for Banking Trojans, Finds the Latest Technical Paper by ESET

Brazil is a country with one of highest adoption rates of banking services in Latin America and the highest detection rate of banking trojans. Researchers from ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, take a look at the way this threat is distributed by cyber criminals by employing special type of executable CPL (Control Panel Application) files.

MalwareApril 29, 2015 | Bratislava

Linux and BSD Web Servers At Risk Of Sophisticated Mumblehard Infection, Says ESET

ESET Researchers Uncover Strong Link Between Mumblehard Malware Family and Online Company Yellsoft.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has today published its in-depth technical research paper, entitled ‘Unboxing Linux/Mumblehard - Muttering Spam for your Servers’.

OthersApril 23, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET Achieves Another Milestone: More Than 1000 Employees Globally

The company hires new technology talent in Central Europe.

ESET, the pioneer in proactive cyber-protection, has recently achieved a milestone of more than one thousand employees working across the world − at the company headquarters in Bratislava, its regional offices, and R&D centers.

MalwareApril 14, 2015 | Bratislava

Security Expert Advice On How To Deal With Technical Support Scams

ESET discloses tricks and threats used by technical support scammers, and what you can do to avoid becoming a victim.

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has just published an in-depth report on WeLiveSecurity.com, entitled Tech Support: Scammers with Teeth, that provides insight on how to deal with technical support scammers who contact you by phone, claiming your computer system has been compromised.

MalwareApril 9, 2015 | Bratislava

Nasty Buhtrap malware spies on Russian business computers to steal data and enumerate smart cards

Yet another reminder on the importance of installing patches and running security software to mitigate against evolving malware families.

Security experts at ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, have published their in-depth technical examination of the Operation Buhtrap malware family, a campaign aimed at Russian Windows users that allows cybercriminals to spy on computer systems, steals sensitive and smartcard information.

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