February 14, 2011 | Bratisalva | Press Releases

ESET File Security for Linux receives VB100 award

BRATISLAVA - ESET File Security 3.0.20 for Linux has received a “VB100”, the award from Virus Bulletin, UK’s independent testing antivirus authority.

“Nothing could stop ESET’s inexorable progress towards yet another VB100 award,” said John Hawes from the Virus Bulletin in the official evaluation. The report concludes: “ESET’s Linux edition was provided as a single 41MB.DEB package, and installed easily with minimal fuss ... Detection rates were solid across the sets.”

This performance has secured ESET  its overall  66th VB100 Award.

About Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin was launched in 1989 as a specialized magazine intended for PC users, focusing specifically on PC viruses, their detection and prevention. Virus Bulletin carries out independent comparative testing of antivirus products. The VB Award is highly esteemed in the antivirus industry due to its rigorous testing methods and because no entry fee and repeat testing is allowed. VB also organizes an annual VB Conference for antivirus professionals that is highly respected in the antivirus community.

About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for the home and business segment. The industry leader in proactive malware detection, ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100 Awards," never to have missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998.

ESET has headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia and offices in San Diego, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prague, Czech Republic; Singapore and an extensive partner network in more than 180 countries. In 2008, ESET has opened a new research center in Krakow, Poland.

SET was named by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa.