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September 2, 2009 | Bratislava

PC Threats in August: Conficker on the Decline; Downloaders on the Rise

For the month of August, Win32/Conficker is the most wide-spread threat globally with a share of 8.56%. Moreover, the Scandinavian countries continue to have a high exposure to the Koobface worm targeting users of social networks such as Facebook and MySpace.

August 20, 2009

ESET Mobile Antivirus Updated

In just under one year after the initial release of ESET Mobile Antivirus for Windows Mobile in English, ESET is pleased to expand support for the following 15 localized language versions:

August 19, 2009 | Bratislava

New Virus Win32/Induc.A Threatens Legitimate Apps

The Delphi programming language tends to be used in quite robust database applications used primarily by banks and other institutions processing vast amounts of data, some of which have already reported being infected with Win32/Induc.A. The virus itself isn’t destructive, but rather uses innovative and uncommon techniques to spreading quickly.

August 5, 2009 | Bratislava

PC Users Threatened by Conficker Worm and new Internet-browser Modifier

Win32/Conficker remains top threat in Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Romania, South Africa and Italy. For the month of July, Poland and France were dominated by a mixture of Trojans of the Win32/PSW.OnLineGames

August 4, 2009 | Bratislava

Virus Bulletin Test Reaffirms ESET’s 100% Virus Detection

The test conducted by independent British magazine Virus Bulletin (VB) assessed the performance of products by 37 anti-virus vendors. The tested products were based on Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition SP2 X32 platform.With its 59th appearance in the testing, ESET’s product has missed this prestigious award only twice in its history.

July 29, 2009 | Bratislava

5 things you have to do to your computer this summer

Travelling? Working outside your office? Fancy surfing while sitting in a café? Surfing while waiting at the airport? Before you start up your laptop why don´t you do something for its security? Here are 5 easy-to-provide and useful things to do to your computer this summer.

July 27, 2009 | Bratislava

Summer Surfing on Free Wi-Fi: Work or Play, but stay secured

Director of Malware Inteligence at ESET, David Harley adds: „Work or play, use HTTPS to access webmail. Consider buying hosted VPN access. Avoid connecting to sites that transfer sensitive info, your bank for instance.”

July 16, 2009 | Bratislava

New threat on the horizon: Bredolab Trojan becomes one of the Top Threats in Europe

  • This malware has the capability to copy itself into the system files and executing itself
  • It is in Top 5 in Austria, Poland, Turkey, in Top 10 in Bulgaria, United Kingdom and Sweden 


July 3, 2009 | Bratislava

June Threats: Conficker Remains Active; New Trojan in Top 10

  • Conficker once again top threat
  • TrojanDownloader.Bredolab.AA, new on the global scale, ranks No. 1 in Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Mixture of trojans attacking online gamers still abundant

June 24, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Plugin for Cisco NAC already in the Release Candidate version

ESET Plugin for Cisco NAC successfully passed the beta testing period and is now in the so-called release candidate version, i.e. almost final version. Today marks the beginning of intensive public testing prior to market launch.

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