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November 1, 2011

Do Not Let Cybercriminals Ruin Your Gaming experience - ESET offers tips for safe online gaming

Besides web-browsing and communication, online games are among the most popular Internet activities. Take your pick: easy card games, car racing or glorious adventures. But gaming has also become a big business with many of the most popular online games like the World of Warcraft requiring paid subscription. And with money at stake, cyber-criminals will use every opportunity to get their hands on it.

October 25, 2011

ESET 10-time recipient of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe

ESET ranks among the fastest growing technology companies according to Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe, placing 46th overall. In the ranking, ESET achieved a 303 percent growth over the past 5 years and is the only company to have placed in the "Fast 50" ranking ten times in a row. Additionally, ESET has ranked among the elite "Big 5" group within the Fast 50, which recognizes those companies for consistently achieving fast growth rates, but are too big to compete for the top spots in the main ranking.

October 24, 2011

ESET releases ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server

ESET announces the release of ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server engineered to secure business networks and data at the highest level. The newly-added, eShell functionality with command line control interface enhances even further the management of ESET security solutions in a networked environment.

October 20, 2011

September Threats: PDF Trojan Appears on Mac OS X; Removable Media Malware Leads the Stats

For the month of September, INF/Autorun yet again proved its notorious position as malware frontrunner with a 6.49% infection rate globally and 5.42% infection rate in Europe. Second was Win32/Conficker with a 3.65% infection share worldwide, making it also the number three malware with 3.40% in Europe. Statistics are based on ESET Live Grid data, cloud-based reputation technology that utilizes malware related data from users of ESET solutions worldwide. Cloud-based reputation is yet another method used by the fifth generation of ESET products to improve the detection power. The result is enhanced precision in detecting threats and fasters scanning.

September 29, 2011

ESET Survey: Online Users See Dangers in Kids’ Internet Activities

ESET offers Top Ten Tips to Boost Children’s Online Safety Summer is for children the time for play, enjoying the holidays ... as well as spending time at home in front of the computer playing games, web surfing and chatting with friends. It also comes as natural that pre-occupied parents can hardly watch over every cyber-step their kids and teens are taking online. Even though we encourage parents to discuss the potential dangers on the Internet with their children, and to help ESET has prepared some tips on how to keep kids safer in cyberspace.

September 15, 2011

ESET Launches Fifth Generation of Flagship Products: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 and ESET Smart Security 5

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today announces the launch of its flagship products ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5. The latest generation of the company’s home user products offers even more advanced detection technology and multi-layered security features. ESET has been pioneering security solutions against malware since 1992 and has been awarded with the highest consecutive number of Virus Bulletin VB100 awards.

September 12, 2011

ESET Announces Release Candidate Version of ESET Mobile Security for Android Smartphones

ESET, the leader in proactive protection, is moving forward in the testing and release process of ESET Mobile Security for Android platform. Starting today, ESET Mobile Security for Android is available as Release Candidate version. With ESET Mobile Security, ESET offers advanced protection for three operating systems including Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android. The Release Candidate version is available to download from the company’s website, ESET.com.

September 7, 2011

ESET Releases Linux Server Products for Public BETA testing

ESET, the leader in proactive protection against cyber-threats, today announces the release of new generation of its security solutions for Linux Servers for public BETA testing.

September 5, 2011

July Threats: Global Top 3 in Firm Hold – INF/Autorun, Win32/Conficker and Win32/Sality

For the month of July INF/Autorun was the most wide-spread type of threat both in Europe (5.27%) and globally (6.51%). The malware stats are based on ESET’s cloud-based malware collection system. Another oldtimer Win32/conficker ranked as the most wide-spread malware for the last year reaching a global infection rate of 3.88% (3.12% in Europe). Win32/Sality remained in the third spot second month in a row globally (2.03%). Third place in Europe went to HTML/IFrame.B.Gen (3.05%).

September 5, 2011

ESET Warns Against Facebook-spread Trojan and Offers Security Tips

Social networks are not only a place for fun, chat and connecting with your friends, it is also a place where cyber-crime flourishes. Just a short time ago a new dangerous variant of a trojan detected by ESET as Win32/Delf.QCZ started to spread via Facebook. The malware has the capability to deactivate AV protection that is not up-to-date. A trojan horse is a type of malaware that pretends to be a useful program, but in fact is a malicious software with harmful aims. ESET security solutions effectively defect and remove this type of malware.

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