Press Releases

ProductsNovember 26, 2014 | Bratislava

Brand new security offering from ESET wins accolades from reviewers

A completely reengineered and redesigned product range for businesses offers unparalleled security that boasts award-winning efficiency and effectiveness.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces the availability of its new suite of security products for business in North America during December 2014 with global availability in Q1 2015. Supporting Mac, Windows and Android, the all-new ESET endpoint solutions provide comprehensive security to any size company.

ProductsNovember 24, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Secure Authentication adds protection for Remote Desktop

ESET’s solution now offers users of Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol safe access with two-factor authentication.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces the latest release of its secure access solution ESET Secure Authentication. ESET’s mobile-based solution brings two-factor authentication (2FA) to businesses by transforming each user’s mobile device into a trusted personal authenticator. With the addition of support for Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol, this latest edition of ESET Secure Authentication becomes the most compelling 2FA solution on the market.

MalwareNovember 20, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET spots 'Unicorn bug' in action

The first proof-of-concept of the infamous Internet Explorer vulnerability strikes in Bulgaria.

Last week’s patch of a Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability allowing remote code execution, which had lain undiscovered for almost 20 years, has prompted significant interest among cyber-attackers. Earlier this week ESET researchers spotted the first proof-of-concept showing the CVE-2014-6332 vulnerability, or 'Unicorn Bug', in action. More about this topic is now available on

MalwareNovember 14, 2014 | Bratislava

Cyber-attackers use G20 Summit to target advocates for Tibet

G20 Summits are notorious in the IT security industry for frequently being the target of cyber-criminals. The 2014 G20 Summit, being held this weekend in Brisbane, Australia, is proving to be no exception. This was confirmed by the detection of a sample of the Gh0st Remote Access Trojan (RAT), detected as Win32/Farfli, in an email targeting advocates of the Tibetan cause. ESET® has analyzed the Trojan in blog post on

AwardsNovember 13, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET awarded highest score in AV-Comparatives Performance Test

AV Comparatives test scores shows ESET to be agile and lightweight, boasting the smallest impact on system performance.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces award-winning scores for its latest product release of ESET Smart Security in the latest AV-Comparatives Performance Test.

MalwareNovember 12, 2014 | Bratislava

Malware targets Afghan and Tajik military and diplomatic subjects

Focusing on detections of the Korplug trojan, ESET® researchers lately noticed two larger scale campaigns employing this well-known Remote Access Trojan. The first one, related to Afghanistan and Tajikistan is analyzed by Robert Lipovsky in his newest blog post on

MalwareNovember 11, 2014 | Bratislava

Sednit uses USB-spreading malware to attack computers outside the Internet

Sednit cyber-espionage group is attacking air-gapped networks by using removable drive infected by USBStealer.

ESET researchers in Montreal have uncovered another activity of the Sednit cyber-espionage group that allows them to attack physically isolated computers. A month after ESET researchers informed on about Sednit using custom exploit kits to attack various institution in Eastern Europe, they warn about Win32/USBStealer, a tool that enables the cyber-criminals to attack computers outside the Internet using removable media. Detailed blog post on USBStealer is available on ESET’s

AwardsNovember 7, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET wins the Home Anti-Virus Protection award from Dennis Technology Labs

ESET Smart Security 7 achieves 100% protection in Dennis Technology labs independent test, topping the list of IT security vendors.

ESET® , a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, was awarded 100% protection for detection and prevention of internet threats by ESET Smart Security 7 by Dennis Technology Labs in its independent test. This result was the highest protection score awarded to all products within the test, outranking Norton, Kaspersky, Avast, Trend, McAfee, BitDefender, AVG and Microsoft.

OthersOctober 31, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Reviews Scariest Zombie Botnets and Offers Safe Online Tips for Halloween

With Halloween here, ESET researchers have the safety of online users on their mind once again. So what are the surfers to steer clear of on this day? And what is according to ESET the scariest zombie malware out there? ESET researchers offer both security tips and take a look at the scariest zombie botnets.

OthersOctober 29, 2014

5 Tips from Top Professional Gamers: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Career

ESET’s dives into the world of pro gaming, interviewing winning teams, agencies and sponsors to find out how to make it in this growing industry., a best-of-the-web curation website from the IT security software provider ESET, takes a serious look at an emerging online ‘sport’: pro gaming. collated the top five pieces of advice for those interesting in trying their hand at becoming a pro-gamer.

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