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October 8, 2010 | Bratislava

INF/Autorun Top Global Threat Again; JS/Redirector Ranks High in Europe.

Each month, ESET publishes the ranking of the most widespread computer threats, as reported by the ESET ThreatSense.Net® analytical system. In September, this statistical system evaluated a group of malware tagged as INF/Autorun as the top threat, reaching a global infection share of 6.62%. The second highest ranking goes to Win32/Conficker with a share of 4.52% of all detections intercepted on computers of ESET security solutions users. The third position in September is occupied by Win32/PSW.OnLineGames (2.86%).

September 24, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET Announces Release Candidate for ESET Cybersecurity for Mac

ESET announced today the availability of ESET Cybersecurity for Mac Release Candidate for public testing. ESET Cybersecurity was previously made avaialble for public beta testing on December 2, 2009, under the name ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Mac. Beta2 of this software followed on June 10, 2010. The product is now entering the final stage of public testing.

September 13, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET launches ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Mac

ESET, the leader in proactive protection officially announces a new addition to its business product line. Now businesses can extend the same trusted security of ESET NOD32 Antivirus to Mac endpoints.

September 9, 2010 | Bratislava

Top Threat in August 2010: INF/Autorun

Keen observers may notice that the top ten threat ranking by ESET which has become fairly static, even predictable, has changed this month. This is partly due to ESET Virus Lab  introducing some changes in the process of malware data collection which affects the way in which automated signatures are named...

September 3, 2010

Virus Signature Database Updates 5417 – 5418 Error Brief

September 2, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET Releases Mobile Security for Symbian and Windows Mobile Smartphones

ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection, today announced the release of  ESET Mobile Security.  Built for Smartphones and Pocket-PCs running Windows Mobile and Symbian operating systems, it delivers unparalleled data security and protection against emerging threats.

August 13, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET Secures Record 63rd “VB100” Award

ESET, the global leader in proactive threat protection, announces that it has captured its 63rd VB100 award from Virus Bulletin, the widely-respected independent comparative testing group, and leads all antivirus vendors with a record-setting 46 straight VB100 awards. August's Virus Bulletin report focused on the Windows Vista Business Edition SP2 platform; of the 54 products participating, 35 passed and 19 failed. Windows Vista runs on over 20% of systems.

August 6, 2010 | Bratislava

Win32/Conficker – Threat Exploiting Windows Vulnerability a Top Threat in July

Win32/Conficker worm is a present-day most widespread computer threat. The multitude of this malware’s variants have reached a global share of 12,47% of all detected threats on computers of millions of users of ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus...

July 30, 2010 | Bratislava

After Facebook leak, ESET advises computer users how to keep safe on social networks

Personal information of roughly 100 million out of the half a billion Facebook users have been recently compromised, their private information leaked to the web. This is not the first or last time social networks have been targeted. ESET’s senior research fellow David Harley, among others, continuously comments on cases of SPAM and SCAM exploiting many applications used on Facebook. To help its users stay safe, ESET has prepared a fresh list of pointers on how to stay secure on social networks.

July 28, 2010 | Bratislava

Vacationing with Your Computer? A few tips to stay secure

Do you travel a lot or work on your computer outside the office? Does your business require extensive travelling that calls to do last-minute work at the airport? Are you one of the millions of users around the world who have to take their portable computer wherever they go? Whether your weapon of choice is a netbook, notebook or smartphone, you need protection. ESET’s security expert Ján Vrabec has a few tips on how to stay safe in cyberspace.

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