Press Releases

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

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, 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.

ProductsApril 7, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET Welcomes Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Leader StorageCraft to the Technology Alliance

Channel Partners Can Now Sell Best in Class Backup, Disaster Protection Through ESET.

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, announced today that StorageCraft, a leading provider of data backup and disaster recovery solutions, has joined the ESET Technology Alliance.

AwardsMarch 30, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET partner in Japan wins Partner and Customer Satisfaction Survey

ESET announces that its exclusive partner in Japan, Canon IT Solution Inc., has won the prestigious Nikkei Computer Partner Satisfaction Survey 2015, winning the first place in 11 out of 12 categories and winning awards for best security products on market in category client management system.

ConferencesMarch 13, 2015 | Hannover

ESET Presenting Next-Generation Business Products @CeBIT 2015

Starting Tuesday, March 16th, 2015, ESET will exhibit at CeBIT – one of the world’s largest computer technology trade shows in Germany. Presenting its next-generation business products that are now globally available, ESET will host its visitors in Hall 6, booth B18.

ProductsMarch 12, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET’s Next-Generation Business Products: Found to be Very Impressive by AV-Comparatives

The independent testing organization in its in-depth report found the design and functionality of the new business security products by ESET “outstanding”.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces the availability of two independent, in-depth security software reviews for the next-generation business products - ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Remote Administrator. The reviews were conducted by the globally recognized independent testing organization AV-Comparatives.

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