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October 2, 2009 | Bratislava

September - Rise of USB and Exchangeable Media-borne Threats

Throughout September, the popularity of exchangeable media has contributed to the high occurrence of related threats in the Slovak Republic. INF/Autorun is the country‘s top threat with a share of 5.51%. A similar trend was registered also in Israel (4.99%), Latvia (4.97%) and Lithuania (5.44%). Even higher share of USB-exploiting threats was registered in the United Arab Emirates – 7.36%.

September 29, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Announces Support for Windows 7

The complete line of ESET products - ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 and ESET Smart Security 4 (home and business editions), Remote Administrator 3, SysInspector and ESET Online Scanner are fully compatible with Microsoft’s new operating system.

September 23, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET launches Public Beta of ESET Mobile Antivirus for Symbian

ESET, the creator of security software for the protection against all – even unknown computer threats has submitted for public testing a beta version of ESET Mobile Antivirus for Symbian operating system.

September 16, 2009 | Bratislava

Is there a lawyer in the lab?

Virus Bulletin Conference is the most important event in the antivirus industry. Once a year, it offers an opportunity for top managers of antivirus and software companies to get together with top experts on combatting malware, software developers as well as other experts on PC/Internet security. VB2009 is going to take place in Geneve, Switzerland.

September 8, 2009 | Bratislava

Facebook Fan Check Virus – Hoax Directing Users to Rogue Antivirus

The users of the popular social networking site Facebook - including fans of ESET - have reported a virus targeting Facebook Fan Check application. This is a hoax that has been spread among the application’s users, which in turn has led to increased search activity on this topic.

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.

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