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May 12, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET named to Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection by leading analyst firm

ESET has been included in leading analyst firm Gartner’s May 2009 ‘Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms’, which addresses security technologies for the protection of corporate network endpoints for the SMB and large enterprise market.

May 11, 2009 | Bratislava

Conficker remains the most often detected computer threat

Analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net , a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, shows that the highest number of detections in April, with almost 8,70% of the total, was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.

April 29, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Launches New ESET SysInspector

ESET SysInspector that comes standard with a new generation of security suite - ESET Smart Security is now available in its new stand-alone version.

April 24, 2009 | Bratislava

Another big botnet

The antivirus community has been allerted to the activities of the botnet using the Win32/Hexzone.AP. trojan. It is a typical Trojan that reports to a command and control server using the HTTP protocol.

April 21, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Named 2nd Best Employer of Year Thanks to Informal and Creative Work Environment

The prize was received by ESET CEO Miroslav Trnka who commented: "The recognition is a testament to our good relations and mutual respect that permeates the company. It is also reflective of a generous benefit package we provide our employees."

April 9, 2009 | Bratislava

Conficker stopped connecting to domains

ESET detected a new variant of Conficker worm that is different to the previous ones in one major, yet surprising feature. It doesn’t contact any of the control domains, even though it originally operated with up to 50 000 domains a day.

April 6, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET released Public Beta of the new ESET Plug-in for Cisco NAC

Users with with Cisco devices implemented in their company networks have the opportunity to test it. Testers can provide feedback or questions about the beta version of ESET Plugin for Cisco NAC directly to

April 6, 2009 | Bratislava

Conficker Topmost Threat throughout March 2009

According to the data captured by ThreatSense.Net,® the worm Conficker has been spreading on a massive scale primarily in the region of Eastern Europe, with especially high occurence in Ukraine (27,52%), Russia (22,48%), Romania (12,11%), Bulgaria (10,17%), apperaing also in Spain (11,81%), Italy (7,79%).

April 2, 2009 | Bratislava, April 2nd, 2009

The new ESET Online Scanner is now available in the Release Candidate verison

As of today, the new ESET Online Scanner is in the "release candidate" phase, marking the beginning of intensive public testing prior to market launch.

April 1, 2009 | Bratislava

April 1st and Conficker: Nothing Happened?

The analysts at ESET have carefully watched the commencement of activity of the worm Win32/Conficker.X. The worm has in its body an embedded command to trigger its activity on April 1st. This command has thus been activated, prompting the worm to start communication with a randomly-generated number of domains out of the estimated daily total of 50, 000 where the worm checks for instructions.

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