Press Releases

MalwareMarch 5, 2015 | Bratislava

Syria Targeted by Cartoon Malware

ESET researcher analyzes Casper, the latest espionage malware by a cybercrime group responsible for Babar and Bunny.

The espionage group behind the infamous eavesdropping cartoon malware strikes again. After Bunny and Babar the Elephant, the cyber criminals have developed their latest piece of malware – Casper. This first-stage reconnaissance tool is able to send a detailed report about the victim’s infected machine to its controller.

ProductsFebruary 26, 2015 | Barcelona

ESET to Showcase Mobile Security, Secure Authentication and Next Generation Business Products @ Mobile World Congress

ESET, a pioneer of the IT security industry for more than two decades, will be showcasing a variety of its products for the mobile IT environment at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The congress takes place March 2-5, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain, with the ESET booth, B05, located in Hall 5.

ProductsFebruary 25, 2015 | Bratislava

ESET’s Next-Generation Business Security Products Now Available Worldwide

A completely re-engineered business security products, boasting increased usability, performance and administrative flexibility, from the makers of award-winning ESET NOD32® technology.

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announces today the global availability of its completely re-engineered and redesigned range of IT security products for business.

OthersFebruary 12, 2015 | Bratislava

Safe Valentine’s Day: Your online love may be a fraud

Six signs that will help you avoid being a victim of fraud on Valentine’s Day.

St. Valentine’s Day is slowly taking over of all social media channels. Even if you are a happy single person, the sweet love spreading everywhere may be too much to resist. But beware: Valentine’s Day is not just a feast for lovers! ESET’s news page offers you six essential ways to find out if your online date is a fraud.

ProductsFebruary 10, 2015 | Bratislava

New Version of ESET Social Media Scanner Comes With Better Detection and New Design

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, released today all new version of ESET Social Media Scanner for Facebook and Twitter. It comes with completely reworked graphic user interface and improved detection, adding another layer of protection to ESET’s security solutions offering − and is available completely for free.

MalwareFebruary 5, 2015 | Bratislava

Businesses Set to be Cybercriminals’ Main Target in 2015, States New ESET Security Report

ESET’s trends for 2015 report now available as a free download to help organisations better fend off 2015 attacks

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has published an in-depth security report focusing on the top cybercrime trends for 2015, freely available in the white paper section on

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

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.

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