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December 30, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET Cyber Threats Predictions for 2012: Mobile malware, botnets, targeted attacks …

This year ESET’s top security experts from around the world – Stephen Cobb, Cameron Camp, Aryeh Goretsky, David Harley, Robert Lipovsky and Sebastian Bortnik – once again compiled a list of predictions about the threatscape developmenst for 2012.

December 12, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET’s tips for safe online holiday shopping

November Malware Threats: INF/Autorun Stays on the Top. The holiday season is here and ESET has put together golden tips for safer holiday shopping online. Even more holiday shopping will happen online this year than last and that means more scammers will be looking to do some shopping of their own, possibly at your expense. This might involve using your credit card and bank account to fund their gift-buying, or perhaps capturing and selling your personal information for some extra holiday cash. Here are some of the tips that Cameron Camp, Stephen Cobb and other ESET researchers have put together to help savvy cyber-shoppers avoid getting scammed while hunting for the best holiday deals online.

November 24, 2011 | Bratislava

ESET Releases ESET Mobile Security for Android Smartphones

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, has released its flagship product for the mobile Android platform ESET Mobile Security. With ESET Mobile Security, the company offers advanced protection for three operating systems including Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android. ESET Mobile Security for Android is available for download from the company’s website, ESET.com.

November 21, 2011 | Bratislava, Barcelona

ESET Joins Top European Companies as European Business Awards’ Ruban d’Honneur

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, is competing among dozens of top European companies in the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards. In the first stage, ESET has been selected as Slovakia’s country finalist and later has received Ruban d’Honneur as one of the top ten businesses in the UK Trade & Investment category for innovation.

November 8, 2011 | Bratislava

October Threats: Mac hit by a small Tsunami; removable media malware tops ESET Live Grid Statistics

Last month, ESET’s research team has discovered a new threat, which was originally designed for Linux, that now can infect Mac OS X. This is a modification of Linux code originally called Linux/Tsunami and currently detected as OSX/Tsunami.A. In more malware news, the removable media oldtimers like INF/Autorun and Win32/Conficker still appear on top spots both in Europe and globally. However, backdoor Dorkbot has moved up to number two spot worldwide with a 3.12% infection rate. Statistics are based on ESET Live Grid data, cloud-based reputation technology that utilizes malware related data from users of ESET solutions worldwide.

October 24, 2011 | San Diego, San Francisco

ESET Partners with OPSWAT through Metascan Online to Increase Malware Detection

OPSWAT and ESET today announced that ESET’s antivirus scanning engine will now be included in OPSWAT’s Metascan Online. The partnership will help to improve Metascan Online, by including the malware detection capabilities of the ESET engine to the site's scanning process. In turn, OPSWAT will provide ESET with malware samples from the files uploaded to Metascan Online. With the help of thousands of samples a day, ESET has yet another means of identifying newly emerging threats and potential false positives.

October 21, 2011 | San Diego

ESET Smart Security 5 Earns Coveted “Parent Tested Parent Approved” Seal Of Approval

ESET today announced that ESET Smart Security 5 has been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Winner’s Seal of Approval. PTPA Media has North America’s largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 40,000 parents. Consumers looking for high-quality products and services can rest assured that when they see the PTPA Winner’s Seal, it’s evidence of product excellence as evaluated by unbiased parent consumers.

September 26, 2011 | Dubai

ESET to showcase 'Version 5' at GITEX 2011

Being one of the top three IT exhibitions in the world, GITEX is considered by ESET, to be the ideal platform to exhibit and promote them in the Middle East market and ESET Middle East will be taking full advantage of this opportunity to launch the latest version of their flagship product ‘Version 5’

September 19, 2011 | San Diego

ESETs NOD32 Wins Information Security Magazine and SearchSecurity.com 2011 Antivirus Readers' Choice Award

ESET today announced that its ESET NOD32 Antivirus solution has been recognized by the TechTarget® Information Security™ magazine and SearchSecurity.com™ 2011 Readers' Choice Awards as the number one antimalware solution of the year. ESET’s NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition took the gold prize in the antimalware category, finishing ahead of offerings from McAfee and Trend Micro.

September 13, 2011 | Dubai

ESET Launches Fifth Generation of Flagship Products: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 and ESET Smart Security 5

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today announces the launch of its flagship products ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5. The latest generation of the company’s home user products offers even more advanced detection technology and multi-layered security features.

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