Press Releases


MalwareJanuary 29, 2015 | Bratislava

Botnet Violates Visa Application Process at a Polish Consulate in Belarus

ESET researchers have uncovered a piece of malicious code dubbed Malware Agent.PYO, which has been busy targeting Polish diplomatic mission in Belarus in the last couple of weeks.

MalwareJanuary 28, 2015 | Bratislava

“Privacy a MUST in the digital health revolution,” says ESET at Healthcare Data Privacy Day

Controlling how data collected from ingestibles, wearables and our DNA impact our personal privacy.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive internet security protection, today underlines the importance of privacy in healthcare.

MalwareJanuary 21, 2015 | Bratislava

New CryptoLocker-type ransomware strikes in Europe and Latin America

ESET research brings details of the CTB-Locker criminal campaign

ESET researchers have spotted a new type of cyber-attack spreading in Europe and Latin America. The reason is a new variant in the ransomware family referred to as CTB-Locker. It encrypts user’s files similarly to CryptoLocker, and requests a ransom in Bitcoins. According to ESET research, the campaign is just starting out. Read more about the CTB-Locker on ESET's news page WeLiveSecurity.com.

MalwareJanuary 20, 2015 | Bratislava

The 6 vital steps to deterring cybercrime, compiled by ESET

Cybercrime is costing us all. How can we address this problem? ESET takes a deep dive into the steps required to reduce the threat of cybercrime.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, has compiled and published a summary of today’s six most important steps to deterring cybercrime on We Live Security, focusing on how to make cybercrime less appealing to perpetrators.

AwardsJanuary 9, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET Competes in European Business Awards in the “Customer Focus” category – You Can Vote for Its Video Now

ESET Competes in European Business Awards in the “Customer Focus” category – You Can Vote for Its Video Now.

MalwareJanuary 8, 2015 | Bratislava

Internet Explorer identified as most vulnerable Microsoft Windows component

ESET researchers summarize Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities uncovered in 2014.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has published a report on major trends in Windows exploitation and mitigation in 2014 on its security news page WeLiveSecurity.com.

MalwareDecember 22, 2014 | Bratislava

VirLock: The First Shape-shifter Among Ransomware

ESET research has analysed first case of ransomware that also acts as polymorphic parasitic virus.

ESET has analyzed new member of ransomware family detected by its telemetry under name Win32/VirLock. It is the first time ESET researchers have seen ransomware which locks screen of victims device and also acts as polymorphic parasitic virus infecting files on user‘s device. Read more about VirLock on WeLiveSecurity.com. To restore VirLock-infected files, victims can download and use ESET’s standalone cleaner.

ProductsDecember 18, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Mobile Security at 50% off on Google Play during #SafeChristmas

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces a 50 percent price drop of its premium Android security solution for smartphones and tablets - ESET Mobile Security. The #SafeChristmas initiative begins 18th December and ends 31st December 2014.

MalwareDecember 18, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Offers Help to Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers: Here Are the Tips Approved by Santa for Safe Holiday Shopping

Holiday time is around the corner and as many of us at ESET, many are also leaving Christmas shopping for the last moment. Some online shops are even offering to deliver presents even on Christmas Eve. We don’t blame you if you want to avoid the cold and shop from the browser window, just remember to stay safe and secure! That is why for all of us last-minute Christmas shoppers, our online security guru Raphael Labaca Castro has prepared his nine “Santa approved online shopping tips.”

MalwareDecember 18, 2014 | Bratislava

Top Cybercrime Trends and Predictions for 2015, Curated by ESET

ESET’s global research team unveils the top security risks for 2015.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has compiled and published a summary of the top cybercrime trends and predictions for 2015.

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