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February 4, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET: First Company to 60 VB100 Awards

ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection, today announced that it has captured a record 60th VB100 award from Virus Bulletin, the widely-respected independent comparative testing group. February’s report focused on the Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 platform. Of the nine vendors participating, six passed and three failed. Neither Symantec nor McAfee were able to provide products supporting the platform.

January 22, 2010 | Bratislava

Computers Worldwide Targetted by a MBR Worm

It is a type of threat that overwrites MBR (Master Boot Record) of all available drives with its own data, making the data stored on the user’s computer inaccessible. Moreover, the restoration of the corrupted data is complicated, requiring specialized software or a provider.

January 21, 2010 | Bratislava

Potential Internet Explorer Vulnerability Discovered

An inherent security flaw was discovered in Internet Explorer that can be exploited to attack a user’s computer.ESET detects this security threat and has issued an update of its signature virus database. Thus, users of ESET’s products are protected from potential attacks.

January 13, 2010 | Bratislava

ESET Announces Plan to Discontinue NOD32 Antivirus 2.7

ESET kindly recommends its customers to take advantage of the free upgrade to the current ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4, which offers significantly improved protection, new features and apparently easier-to-use configuration and scanning options.

January 8, 2010 | Bratislava

Top threats in December: Conficker, PDF Exploits and Spyware Application

Win32/PSW.OnLineGames is the top threat in Poland (15,06%), Slovakia (9,92%), France (8,87%) and Latvia (7,03%), while Win32/Skintrim is the most spreading malware in Italy for the month of December with a share of 10,56%. It is a family of trojans that downloads and executes arbitrary files. In the wild, they have been observed downloading variants of the Win32/Wintrim Family.

December 21, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Smart Security 4.2 with improved Firewall and Antispam Now Available for BETA Testing

ESET launches the version 4.2 of its ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus for public beta testing. All main modules of ESET Smart Security – Antivirus, Antispyware, Personal Firewall and Antispam – are improved to ensure better stability and performance of the software.

December 18, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Remote Administrator 4 introduces new features, primarily aimed at large organizations

ESET Remote Administrator is a tool intended for effective remote installation and management of ESET products in local and wide area networks, as well as their updates. The new version, ESET Remote Administrator 4, brings a variety of new features and improvements, primarily aimed at large organizations. In addition, it will make it possible for network administrators to configure and manage the newly released and upcoming products.

December 11, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET received Top ranking in Antivirus Software Satisfaction Survey in Japan

The survey was conducted by ASCII General Research Institute, which is the media research center of ASCII Media Works, Inc. based in Tokyo. Its aim was to investigate which aspects of antivirus software are satisfactory and unsatisfactory to the users of software. ESET was highly evaluated and ranked Top in terms of Overall Satisfaction.

December 8, 2009 | Bratislava

November Top Threats: Europeans Targeted By Malware spreading via P2P and Social Networks

European Internet users, as well as clients in other parts of the world were afflicted by the Win32/Conficker worm.Aside from the famous types of malware, the users in Europe were also exposed to worms targeting social networks, such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.

December 1, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET Releases Beta Version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Mac OS X and Linux

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Mac and ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Linux, respectively meet the demanding criteria for advanced PC protection, detecting threats engineered for a multitude of platforms. All ESET products employ advanced heuristic analysis that creates a layer of defense against emerging threats and use generic signatures for reliable detection of mutations of known viruses.

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