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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 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

Malware steals banking credentials from visitors of Japanese porn websites, ESET research reveals

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.

July 15, 2014 | Bratislava

Malware steals banking credentials from visitors of Japanese porn websites, ESET research reveals

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

ESET launches the Android app to decrypt your files after Simplocker attack

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 25, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET launches the Android app to decrypt your files after Simplocker attack

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

Mid-year security threat review from ESET

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 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

Mid-year security threat review from ESET

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].

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