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September 3, 2014 | Bratislava

AV-Comparatives Declares: “ESET Cyber Security Pro for Mac Provides Outstanding Protection”

ESET Cyber Security Pro achieved excellent results in the latest AV-Comparatives testing of protection for Mac users against Mac-specific and Windows malware.

ESET Cyber Security Pro, the Internet security software for Mac, was highlighted as outstanding by AV-Comparatives’ Mac Security Test and Review 2014. Testing by AV-Comparatives was for the detection of cross-platform botnet malware targeting a wide range of platforms.

August 20, 2014 | Bratislava

ESET’s Maik Wetzel nominated for Channel Champion by CRN Magazine

ESET is proud to announce that ESET Germany’s B2B Sales Director Maik Wetzel has been nominated for the Channel Champion 2014 in IT Security award by the most important IT channels publication in Germany - CRN Magazine.

August 18, 2014 | Bratislava

New sick Facebook scam exploits Robin Williams’ suicide

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, is issuing a warning about a widespread Facebook scam, this time exploiting the tragic suicide of comic actor Robin Williams.

July 22, 2014 | Bratislava

New Android malware #Simplocker uses child-abuse FBI warnings to scare victims into paying $300.00, ESET discover

ESET provides in-depth analysis of this attack and gives advice to Android users on how to avoid being a victim.

Security researchers from ESET® have uncovered a new version of Simplocker – the Android file-encrypting ransomware. This variant of Simplocker targets English speakers, presents the victim with a bogus warning from the FBI reporting that the affected computer has violated child abuse and other laws, and presents the victim with a fine of $300.00, payable in 48 hours.

July 15, 2014 | Bratislava

Malware steals banking credentials from visitors of Japanese porn websites, ESET research reveals

Security researchers from ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, have published on a detailed analysis of the Win32/Aibatook malware, which targets customers of Japanese banks and visitors to some of the country's most popular pornographic websites.

June 23, 2014 | Bratislava

Mid-year security threat review from ESET

Distinguished Researcher, Aryeh Goretsky, presents ESET’s Mid-Year Threat Review: Do you know the Latest Threats out There?

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for 25-years, invites everyone interested in security to attend ESET’s mid-year security threat review in a free Webinar, hosted Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:00AM – 11:00AM Pacific [GMT-8].

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.

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.

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