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June 16, 2014 | Shanghai

Enhanced ESET Mobile Security now available in APAC

Mobile Asia Expo - Shanghai, June 11th, 2014: ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 consecutive years winning the prestigious VB100 awards with the company’s flagship ESET NOD32® security products, has announced the availability of the enhanced ESET Mobile Security in Asia Pacific.

June 4, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET picks apart new Cryptolocker-style ransomware targeting Android devices

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, has analyzed the first Android OS Filecoder detected by its systems – Android/Simplocker.A. Filecoders are a category of ransomware that encrypt data and demand a ransom in order to regain access to them. This TOR-enabled ransomware is the first Filecoder ever discovered on the Android operating system. ESET’s Researcher Robert Lipovsky has written an article about Simplocker, available at

June 2, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET interviews the guys behind 'Watch Dogs'

Everyone knows that computer hacking depicted in movies or games rarely reflects reality. You don’t need a degree in computer science to know that hackers don't really install pop-ups saying “Uploading virus: 97% complete”. But with Watch Dogs, the new videogame from Ubisoft, on-screen cybercrime is suddenly a lot truer to life.

May 13, 2014 | Bratislava

Newest ESET® Mobile Security Comes With Proactive Anti-Theft

New Proactive Anti-Theft Detects Potentially Dangerous Situations for the Android Device

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today announced its newest version of ESET Mobile Security, which arms Android users with proactive Anti-Theft features to track lost or stolen mobile devices, through an easy-to-use web interface at While the basic protection is free for a lifetime, it’s up to users to decide if they want to subscribe and benefit from Premium features.

April 23, 2014 | Bratislava Celebrates the Best of the Web

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, announced today the launch of, the new internet initiative which curates the best of the web’s content and encourages people to explore the web safely.

April 17, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Announces Enterprise Grade Secure Authentication Software Development Kit

ESET Secure Authentication for Custom Applications Provides Full Control of Your Data, with Easy Integration Into Your Codebase

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25 years, launched the ESET Secure Authentication Software Development Kit (SDK). With this release, ESET provides system architects with a comprehensive developer guide in three, mainstream programming languages to add two-factor authentication (2FA) protection to nearly any system that requires protection.

March 19, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET Launches New Version of Protection for Macs – ESET Cyber Security

Advanced Anti-Phishing Module and ESET Social Media Scanner Protect Mac Users and their Data to Greater Extend without Limiting Performance

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards for its ESET NOD32® technology, announced today the release of brand new and improved ESET Cyber Security Pro and ESET Cyber Security. Both products come with added layers of protection to Apple’s built in Internet security features.

March 18, 2014 | Bratislava

OPERATION WINDIGO: Malware Used To Attack Over 500,000 Computers Daily After 25,000 UNIX Servers Hijacked By Backdoor Trojan

Security researchers at ESET®, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing as well as other agencies, have uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign that has seized control of over 25,000 Unix servers worldwide.

March 10, 2014

CeBIT 2014: ESET CEO Richard Marko to speak at Hannover expo

ESET CEO Richard Marko will participate in the panel discussion “The Name of the Game is Security – But How?”

ESET® Chief Executive Officer Richard Marko will join the panel discussion “The Name of the Game is Security – But How?” at Europe’s largest computer technology trade show, CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, on Thursday. One of the co-creators of ESET’s world-acclaimed antimalware system, he will discuss – together with Neil Fox (CEO, SoftServe), Raimund Genes (CTO, Trend Micro), Natalya Kaspersky (CEO, InfoWatch Group) and Karl Mayrhofer (Managing Director, Fabasoft Cloud GmbH) – the biggest current IT security threats and the most effective countermeasures. The event will be streamed live on 13th March from Hall 8, Center Stage at the CeBIT Global Conferences Convention Center.

February 26, 2014 | Bratislava

Watch out! Mac malware spread disguised as cracked versions of Angry Birds, Pixelmator and other top apps

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today warn Mac users not to download pirated software from file-sharing peer-to-peer networks, as ESET researchers have discovered Bitcoin-stealing malware being spread via cracked apps.

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