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October 1, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Releases ESET USSD Control on Google Play to Prevent Dangerous Android USSD Vulnerability

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has released today a special free app, ESET USSD Control, mitigating a potentially very dangerous vulnerability flaw in certain Android-based smartphones. ESET is one of the first major antivirus vendors to provide the fix in the form of a free stand-alone app on Google Play. After installing the app, user should check whether their smartphone is open to such attack by using ESET’s USSD test.

September 28, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Has Received Its 75th “VB100”Award

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has achieved yet another milestone with its 75th VB100” award from Virus Bulletin - a renowned independent security software testing organization. This makes ESET’s NOD32 Antivirus the recipient of more VB100 awards than any other AV product on the market.

September 19, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Reveals Further Facts about OS X Flashback Trojan, the Most Widespread Mac Malware to Date

ESET has performed a deeper investigation into the OS X Flashback Trojan on Apple Macs and come up with some interesting facts you might want to consider in order to protect your day-to-day use of Macs at work and home.

September 17, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Endpoint Solutions Receive West Coast Labs’ Checkmark Certificate

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, received West Coast Labs’ Checkmark certificate for three products in its business portfolio: ESET Endpoint Security, Windows 7 Professional; ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows Server 2008; ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server, Windows Server 2008.

September 14, 2012 | Bratislava

August Malware: INF/Autorun Tops Stats Globally; HTML/ScrInject.B Threatens Europe Win32/Qhost, New to Top Threat List

In August, for the fourth month in a row INF/Autorun was the top malware worldwide − with a 4.62% infection rate globally, placing fourth on the malware list in Europe with a 2.99% share. ESET LiveGrid® − a cloud-based malware collection system utilizing data from users of ESET solutions worldwide − has put HTML/ScrInject.B in second spot worldwide with 3.55%, and first in Europe with 4.17%. Win32/Conficker was third globally with 3.06%, while a newcomer to the top ten list, Win32/Qhost, was third in Europe with a 3.23% infection rate and eight globally (1.45%).

September 6, 2012 | Bratislava

AV-Comparatives: “ESET Mobile Security contains the most modern security components for smartphones”

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has scored an excellent review for its Android-based product in the latest Mobile Security Review by an independent testing authority AV-Comparatives. ESET Mobile Security for Android has scored high marks in all major categories, excelling in low battery usage, placed as one of the top products in Android malware detection capablities and being among the top solutions when it comes to detecting the most adware families.

September 4, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Appoints Ralf Tegethoff as the New Director of Consumer Sales EMEA

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, announces that Ralf Tegethoff is joining its fast-growing global sales and marketing team as the Director of Consumer Sales for the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Ralf brings to ESET more than a decade of management experience in building-up companies especially in the B2C segment in EMEA.

August 15, 2012 | Bratislava

July Malware: INF/Autorun Leads Worldwide, HTML/ScrInject.B Top Threat in Europe

In July, INF/Autorun was the top malware worldwide − for the third month in a row with a 5.46% infection rate globally, placing second on the malware list in Europe with a 3.72% share. ESET malware statistics based on ESET LiveGrid® − a cloud-based malware collection system utilizing data from users of ESET solutions worldwide − has put HTML/ScrInject.B in second spot worldwide with 3.37%, while the European infection rate put it on the top spot with 4.50%. Win32/Conficker was third globally with 3.29%, while HTML/Iframe.B (3.52%) was third in Europe.

August 15, 2012 | Bratislava, Cologne

ESET is Partnering with e-Gamers at World's Largest Games Event, Gamescom

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, is showcasing its partnership at Gamescom with computer gamers and Schenker Notebooks – the producer of special gaming computers XMG. Starting Wednesday, August 15, the World's largest gaming event will be held in Cologne, Germany as hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts will have the opportunity to join ESET at ESET/XMG-Stand stand in Hall 8 – ESL Arena. The expo will culminate with ESET Summer Masters Starcraft 2 competition held on Saturday, August 18.

August 7, 2012 | Bratislava

ESET Updates Cybersecurity for Mac and NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X for Full Mountain Lion Compatibility

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced that ESET Cybersecurity™ for Mac and ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X have been updated to be fully compatible with OS X Mountain Lion. These solutions when paired with OS X Mountain Lion provide a complete Internet security solution that actively detects and protects against viruses, worms, Trojan horses, keyloggers, spyware, malware, and more.

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