Press Releases


December 18, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Uncovers Apache Malware Targeting Russian and European Banks

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, unveils its latest research on the malicious Apache module detected by ESET as Linux/Chapro.A. The primary purpose of Linux/Chapro.A is to inject malicious content into web pages that are served by an infected web server. Although the module can serve practically any type of content, in this specific case it installs a variant of Win32/Zbot that is designed to steal banking information from infected systems. This particular version of Win32/Zbot targets European and Russian banking institutions. Apache web server is the world’s most popular HTTP server software and serves more than half of all active websites globally.

December 18, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Uncovers Apache Malware Targeting Russian and European Banks

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, unveils its latest research on the malicious Apache module detected by ESET as Linux/Chapro.A. The primary purpose of Linux/Chapro.A is to inject malicious content into web pages that are served by an infected web server. Although the module can serve practically any type of content, in this specific case it installs a variant of Win32/Zbot that is designed to steal banking information from infected systems. This particular version of Win32/Zbot targets European and Russian banking institutions. Apache web server is the world’s most popular HTTP server software and serves more than half of all active websites globally.

December 11, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Threat Trends for 2013: Growth of Mobile Malware; Botnets; Cloud and Leaks

At the end of each year, ESET with its global security research resources, reviews the year and compiles threat trends for the upcoming season. So how will the 2013 threatscape look according to the IT security company ESET? It will definetely see major growth of mobile malware and its variants, increased malware propagation via websites, continuing rise of botnets and attacks on the cloud resulting in information leaks.

December 11, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Threat Trends for 2013: Growth of Mobile Malware; Botnets; Cloud and Leaks

At the end of each year, ESET with its global security research resources, reviews the year and compiles threat trends for the upcoming season. So how will the 2013 threatscape look according to the IT security company ESET? It will definetely see major growth of mobile malware and its variants, increased malware propagation via websites, continuing rise of botnets and attacks on the cloud resulting in information leaks.

December 11, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Teams Up with Memory Manufacturer Kingston Digital

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, proudly announces the partnership with world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products Kingston Digital. ClevX DriveSecurity™ powered by ESET, a high secure USB flash drive protected by award winning ESET NOD32 Antivirus Engine, is now availible as an option on any unmanaged edition of Kingston’s DataTraveler® 4000 (DT4000) or DataTraveler Vault − Privacy (DTVP) secure USB Flash drives.

December 5, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Endpoint Security Named 2012 Editors’ Best Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced that ESET Endpoint Security was named a silver medal winner of the “2012 Editors’ Best Awards” in the Best Antivirus and Anti-malware product category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro.

December 5, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Endpoint Security Named 2012 Editors’ Best Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced that ESET Endpoint Security was named a silver medal winner of the “2012 Editors’ Best Awards” in the Best Antivirus and Anti-malware product category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro.

December 4, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Releases ESET Endpoint Security for Android-based Smartphones and Tablets with Remote Management for the Business Environment

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has today released its mobile security product ESET Endpoint Security for Android specifically designed for the contemporary business environment. The solution features all the benefits made popular by the previous version of ESET Mobile Security Business Edition, enriched by the ESET Remote Administrator support and ESET USSD Control tools. Among other features, ESET Endpoint Security for Android includes the Anti-Theft, therefore having the capability to localize the phone in case it goes missing, locking it remotely to prevent unauthorized access to company data and servers, and comes with an option to remotely delete all contacts, messages and data.

December 4, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Releases ESET Endpoint Security for Android-based Smartphones and Tablets with Remote Management for the Business Environment

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has today released its mobile security product ESET Endpoint Security for Android specifically designed for the contemporary business environment. The solution features all the benefits made popular by the previous version of ESET Mobile Security Business Edition, enriched by the ESET Remote Administrator support and ESET USSD Control tools. Among other features, ESET Endpoint Security for Android includes the Anti-Theft, therefore having the capability to localize the phone in case it goes missing, locking it remotely to prevent unauthorized access to company data and servers, and comes with an option to remotely delete all contacts, messages and data.

December 3, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Offers Seven Golden Rules for Safe Holiday Shopping

The 2012 holiday shopping season is here and digital devices are sure to play a major role in the holiday shopping process. That is why ESET research with its global resources has put together seven tips on how to stay safe while shopping online. “Digital shopping is everywhere - on the home desktop or office computer, to in-store price checking on the smartphone. And of course, online holiday shopping is available 24/7, all the way to end-of-year clearances and New Year Sales,” says ESET Security Evangelist Stephen Cobb. Don’t let unwanted “surprises in”, instead have a safe and protected Christmas with these tips:

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