December 18, 2012

ESET Uncovers Apache Malware Targeting Russian and European Banks

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, unveils its latest research on the malicious Apache module detected by ESET as Linux/Chapro.A. The primary purpose of Linux/Chapro.A is to inject malicious content into web pages that are served by an infected web server. Although the module can serve practically any type of content, in this specific case it installs a variant of Win32/Zbot that is designed to steal banking information from infected systems. This particular version of Win32/Zbot targets European and Russian banking institutions. Apache web server is the world’s most popular HTTP server software and serves more than half of all active websites globally.

December 11, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Teams Up with Memory Manufacturer Kingston Digital

ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, proudly announces the partnership with world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products Kingston Digital. ClevX DriveSecurity™ powered by ESET, a high secure USB flash drive protected by award winning ESET NOD32 Antivirus Engine, is now availible as an option on any unmanaged edition of Kingston’s DataTraveler® 4000 (DT4000) or DataTraveler Vault − Privacy (DTVP) secure USB Flash drives.

December 11, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Threat Trends for 2013: Growth of Mobile Malware; Botnets; Cloud and Leaks

At the end of each year, ESET with its global security research resources, reviews the year and compiles threat trends for the upcoming season. So how will the 2013 threatscape look according to the IT security company ESET? It will definetely see major growth of mobile malware and its variants, increased malware propagation via websites, continuing rise of botnets and attacks on the cloud resulting in information leaks.

December 6, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Announces Special Offer

ESET Middle East, an industry leader in IT Security, announced a special offer for licenses purchased in December for new ESET Smart Security Home Edition for 2 Years, for users looking to secure their systems in the Middle East. As per the latest, exciting offer, ESET will provide ESET Smart Security additional 6 months protection free of cost and 6 months free ESET Mobile Security to protect your mobile device.

December 3, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Wins PCMag Consumer Recommended Award for Security Suites and Stand Alone Antivirus Software

“To succeed, antivirus vendors have to provide great protection without affecting the performance of a user's system,... Every vendor attempts to get the balance right, but this year the most recommended company in the antivirus market was the Slovakia-based ESET, edging past larger, better-known competitors.” reported

November 28, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Expands its Server Product Portfolio: Releases ESET Security for Microsoft SharePoint Server BETA

“ESET is dedicated to the protection of both private and business assets. By building an antivirus solution for the world’s best-known intranet content and document management software ESET safeguards sensitive data stored in databases of a growing number of small and large organizations and businesses,” says Michal Jankech, Product Manager for Server Security.

November 11, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Earns Eighth Consecutive “Advanced+” and Approved Corporate Product Awards from AV-Comparatives

"ESET was just awarded an eighth consecutive Advanced+ Award in our most recent performance test, ... This is a very steady growth trend and shows strong development of an award winning software. Combined with a high detection rate in our File Detection Test and Real World Test, ESET products are always some of our top candidates as high performers." said Andreas Clementi, chairman, AV-Comparatives.

November 4, 2012 | Dubai

ESET Releases ESET Mail Security for IBM Lotus Domino Version 4.5

“ESET understands how safe malware-free e-communication without spam is critical for every business. ESET Mail Security for IBM Lotus Domino version 4.5 offers protection with added technology and benefits to secure heavy-duty e-mail servers based on the IBM Lotus Domino,.... This solution also supports our central management tool ESET Remote Administrator, giving the administrators an easily operated though powerful aid in managing tens to thousands of Windows, Mac OS, Linux and mobile endpoints from a single console” says Michal Jankech, Product Manager for Server Security at ESET.

October 2, 2012 | Bratislava, October 1st, 2012

ESET Releases ESET USSD Control on Google Play to Prevent Dangerous Android USSD Vulnerability

“ESET USSD Control is an application that allows the user to check potentially malicious phone numbers (USSD codes) before they are dialed (executed) by the default phone dialer. It will block malicious websites as well. Checking for malicious codes before they are executed, ESET USSD Control makes sure all data on Android phone stay safe”, elaborates Tibor Novosad, Head of Mobile Applications Section at ESET.

October 2, 2012

ESET Has Received Its 75th “VB100”Award

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 was tested in the Windows 7 environment, achieving impressive results in all categories. “Still maintaining an epic run of success in VB100 testing, ESET’s current product line has grown pretty familiar over the last few years and rarely gives us much trouble,” states Virus Bulletin in its latest report. The VB Award is highly esteemed in the antivirus industry due to its rigorous testing methods, because there is no entry fee and repeat testing is not allowed.

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