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August 22, 2013

ESET Wins First Place in AV-Comparatives Anti-Phishing Test

ESET, the global pioneer in proactive digital protection, has claimed first place among 16 security products tested in the latest AV-Comparatives Anti-Phishing Report, thus securing the “Advanced+” mark. ESET Smart Security has blocked 99 percent of the phishing websites and did not record any false positive alarm.

August 6, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Launches All New Version of ESET Mobile Security for Android

All-In-One App Offers Improved Detection, Includes Free and Premium Paid Features

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, today announced the launch of the completely rebuilt and redesigned ESET® Mobile Security for Android. The next generation mobile product offers improved scanning, Anti-Phishing module and a completely redesigned user interface. ESET Mobile Security for Android enables Android smartphone and tablet users to enjoy safer mobile technology adventures with protection from both real-world and digital threats.

August 2, 2013

ESET Uncovers Banking Trojan Misusing Government Server and Google Chrome in Brazil

ESET Research Lab in Latin America has been analyzing an interesting form of banking Trojan that is spreading in Brazil. According to findings of our research, the banking Trojan was spreading using social engineering techniques to infect user’s PC. More interestingly, it used a Brazilian government server to collect the victim's information and has used Google Chrome™ browser plugins to steal sensitive data. Among the data it collected was Brazilian personal ID number, passwords and PIN or 4-digit validation number of cash cards and account numbers. However, thanks to ESET research and co-operation with Brazilian authorities and Yahoo!, this threat is not active anymore.

January 29, 2013

Anatomy of an Attack: ESET Uncovers How Trojan Stole Login Credentials of Over 16,000 Facebook Users

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against Internet threats with a 20 year history, has discovered a social engineering trojan horse. The piece of malware was managed to steal the login credentials of more than 16,000 Facebook users. The focus of the malware was on stealing personal Facebook (FB) login details and linking these with the user statistics of Texas HoldEm Poker, in case the victim plays this game. It needs to be added that the targeted application is a legitimate and very popular FB application by Zynga Inc. According to AppData, the application has a monthly share of 35 million active users.

January 24, 2013

ESET Releases ESET Smart Security 6 with Anti-Theft and Offers Security Tips

ESET, the leader in proactive digital protection - developing award-winning technology for more than 25 years has just released the latest versions of its flagship products’: ESET Smart Security® 6 and ESET NOD32® Antivirus 6. ESET Smart Security 6 provides all-in-one Internet security, while ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is a fast and powerful antivirus solution. Alongside many important functions, ESET Smart Security features Anti-Theft protection.

January 22, 2013

ESET Releases its Sixth Generation with ESET Social Media Scanner; Offers Social Media Tips

ESET, the leader in proactive digital protection - developing award-winning technology for more than 25 years, has just released the latest versions of its flagship products: ESET Smart Security® 6 and ESET NOD32® Antivirus 6. ESET Smart Security 6 is All-in-One Internet security, while ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is fast and powerful antivirus solution. Both versions feature ESET Social Media Scanner.

January 15, 2013

ESET Releases ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 and ESET Smart Security 6 with Anti-Theft, a dedicated Anti-Phishing Module and ESET Social Media Scanner

ESET, the leader in proactive digital protection - developing award-winning technology for more than 25 years, announces the release of its flagship products’: ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6. ESET Smart Security 6 provides all-in-one internet security, while ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is a fast and powerful antivirus solution. The new generation provides even greater detection of infiltrations, improved cleaning and faster scanning due to the updated engine. Customers have valued ESET technology for the past 25 years especially because of reliable and fast detection. Furthermore, the ESET Social Media Scanner App also comes standard with ESET Smart Security 6 as well as ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6, protecting against Facebook threats.

January 9, 2013

ESET Recognised as a Top Rated Product of 2012 by AV-Comparatives

ESET an antivirus pioneer for over 25 years, has received “Top Rated Product of 2012” recognition for its flagship solution ESET Smart Security (version 5) by the independent testing authority AV-Comparatives.

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