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December 20, 2013

ESET Social Media Scanner - Infographics

ESET is announcing the release of new version of ESET Social Media Scanner. Free application is protecting the users on Facebookk and Twitter.

December 18, 2013 | Bratislava, Montreal

Banking Trojan Qadars Targets Users in the Netherlands, France, Italy; Is Capable of Bypassing Banking Authentication

ESET Canada malware research lab has recently analyzed a very active banking Trojan dubbed Qadars which is targeting users especially in the Netherlands (75% of detected infections; among other targets are France, Italy, Canada, India and Australia). Qadars uses a wide variety of webinjects, some with Android mobile components that are capable of bypassing two-factor authentication systems of online banking to gain access to user’s bank account. The trojan pinpoints users in specific regions and uses webinject configuration files tailored to the banks most commonly used by the victims which makes it much more effective. The malware has been observed by ESET for the last six months and we can confirm that it is being continuously updated.

December 17, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Releases Annual Threat Trends Predictions for 2014: The Challenge of Internet Privacy

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32 technology, has released today its annual predictions for the threatscape in the upcoming year “Trends 2014 - The Challenge of Internet Privacy”. This year, in wake of revelations of Edward Snowden related to the US National Security Agency (NSA), the main topic focuses on the growing concern expressed by users regarding their online privacy.

December 10, 2013

Advanced Banking Trojan “Hesperbot” Which Can Steal Bitcoins, Has New Targets: Germany and Australia

Large Infection Waves Continue in the Czech Republic

ESET HQ malware research lab is reporting new campaigns of the very effective banking trojan Hesperbot. As previously uncovered by ESET, Hesperbot is using very credible-looking spreading campaigns related to trustworthy organizations and lures victims to run the malware. Based on LiveGrid® data – ESET’s cloud-based malware collection system – and research analysis, it has new big targets: banks and users in Germany and Australia. Meanwhile, large infection waves continued in the Czech Republic.

November 28, 2013 | Jena

ESET Honored with the ‘Manufacturer of the Year 2013’ Award in Germany

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, was honored with the ‘Hersteller des Jahres 2013’ Award (Manufacturer of the Year 2013) by CRN, a renowned professional magazine for ICT sector retailers in Germany in the category of IT security. The finalists included three best scoring companies and all where honored as the “Manufacturer of the Year”, from those three - ESET ranked second.

November 28, 2013 | Prague

ESET Go Explore Dropion Reaches Stratosphere in Unique Social Gaming Experiment

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, has launched (together with its partners) a gondola called Dropion into the stratosphere. For this unique social gaming experiment dubbed Stratocaching, ESET partnered with a group of young technology enthusiasts from Czech “No Rocket Science” and Technet.cz.

November 22, 2013 | Singapore

ESET Partners with One of the Largest Telecom Companies in Vietnam – MobiFone, to Protect their 30 million Subscribers

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, has announced a new partnership deal with MobiFone, one of the largest telecom company in Vietnam. According to this deal that was signed with the support of our partner company in the country, ESET products (ESET NOD32® Antivirus and ESET® Mobile Security for Android) will be sold to MobiFone customers on a monthly subscription model.

November 18, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Examines the Security of the New and Improved Windows 8.1

Aryeh Goretsky, Distinguished Researcher at ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, reviewed the security of the latest version of Microsoft® operating system Windows 8.1 that comes up with some under-the-hood improvements.

November 14, 2013 | Bratislava

ClevX DriveSecurity™ Powered by ESET, Included in the Latest Kingston DataTraveller Vault Privacy USB Flash Drives for Enterprises

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, is announcing the release of latest Kingston Digital USB flash drives DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 Anti-Virus with ClevX DriveSecurity™ powered by ESET®.

November 13, 2013 | Bratislava

New ESET Security Packs Offer Comprehensive Protection

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, today announced the availability of ESET® Multi-Device Security Pack. It enables home customers to enjoy their device with award-winning Internet Security on various platforms. Similarly, ESET® Home Office Security Pack and ESET® Small Business Security Pack do the same for business, in addition to easy administration, company device licensing and maintenance. The Packs include multiple ESET products to provide comprehensive proactive protection across multiple operating systems and endpoints in both home and professional settings.

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