July 17, 2006 | San Diego, CA

Survey Reveals the Majority of U.S. Adult Computer Users Are Unprotected from Malware

According to a recent survey sponsored by ESET, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, and conducted by Harris Interactive®, homeland computer security should be on high alert. The vast majority of U.S. adult computer users (88%) have an antivirus program installed on their personal computer, but about two in three (65%) have postponed updating their antivirus program, thus leaving them unprotected from the growing maliciousness of today’s online threats. The survey provides a look at the vast naiveté and complacency of today’s computer users with regard to online security.

July 14, 2006

PowerPoint the Latest Target of Virus Writers

Microsoft Powerpoint is the latest Microsoft application to be subject a zero-day attack. This new exploit delivers a keylogger to the infected computer in order to steal personal information. ESET director of education, Randy Abrams, was interviewed for this article

July 12, 2006

New Virus Pretends to be Microsoft Windows Genuine Advantage

A virus posing as Microsoft's anti-piracy software is spreading via AOL's popular Instant Messenger network. Users who click on the "Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Notification" link launch malware that disables the Windows firewall and installs a backdoor.

June 24, 2006 | San Diego, CA

(NOD32) an extremely fast Hi-Performance Scanning Engine - interview with Randy Abrams

Randy Abrams, Director of Technical Education at ESET, talks about why, with all the many types of internet threats, it is so important to have an extremely fast scanning engine that also has low resource utilization to keep your computer safe. The NOD32 High Performance Scanning Engine has proven to be unique is this category.

June 22, 2006 | San Diego, CA

NOD32 Antivirus Receives Most Comprehensive Anti-Spyware Certification from Checkmark

ESET, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, today announced that its NOD32 Antivirus software is the first desktop security product to be certified by Checkmark for both preventing and cleaning spyware.

June 16, 2006 | San Diego, CA

ESET's NOD32 Achieves Highest Level of Certification in Anti-Virus Comparative Test

ESET, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, today announced that its NOD32 Antivirus software earned Advanced+ Certification in the May 2006 Anti-Virus Comparative No. 10 test. The Advanced+ Certification is granted to antivirus products that demonstrate leading proactive detection capabilities with minimal false positives.

June 15, 2006 | San Diego, CA

ESET NOD32 on Windows XP Achieves Record 38th Virus Bulletin VB 100 Award

ESET, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, today announced that ESET NOD32 Antivirus received its 38th VB 100% award in the June 2006 Virus Bulletin Comparative Review. ESET earned its latest VB 100% score in this test of Windows XP antivirus products, extending its eight-year track record as the vendor with the most awards. Virus Bulletin awards VB 100% scores to products that detect 100 percent of viruses from the WildList without false positives.

June 2, 2006

The nature of evolving threats today, with Andrew Lee, CTO.

ESET has launched a series of podcasts to help small and medium sized businesses better understand the nature of tomorrow's evolving threats, and what types of technologies should be evaluated. Listen to Chief Research Officer, Andrew Lee as he's interviewed in this informative podcast.

May 22, 2006

Rootkit threats explained by Andrew Lee of Eset

CTO, Andrew Lee talks about the newest and possibly the most dangerous threat to affect us while we are on the Internet, called "Rootkits" and how we can avoid them. What are they, and what makes them so dangerous, and why and how are virus writers and hackers using them?

May 22, 2006 | San Diego, CA

Eset Delivers Generic Patch for Microsoft Word Vulnerability

Eset, a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers, today announced its rapid response to the new zero-day exploit against Microsoft Word. After quickly identifying the dangers posed by the new vulnerability, Eset immediately developed the world’s first proactive, generic protection against current and future exploits. As a result, Eset’s NOD32 antivirus software enables users to safely use the popular word-processing application until Microsoft releases an official patch.

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