Corporate Blog

  • Phones held for Ransom by Koler Worm

    A new variant of the Android based malware Koler can be spread via text messages. Koler is a piece of Ransomware that holds your phone hostage until the author is paid. With comments and advice from...

  • Apps vs. Privacy: To Install or not to Install?

    You’ve just installed the latest social media app and it’s asking for various permissions. Do you accept? Do you read the T&C’s? Or do you just us the app and forget you ever saw them?

  • ESET Version 8 has launched!

    Version 8 of ESET’s award winning NOD32 and Smart Security launched yesterday. Here is a quick rundown of what’s new. With pictures!

  • Mac Malware Myths

    It’s a common misconception that Mac’s don’t get viruses. Further to GoExplore.net’s article on Mac Malware, I discuss the issue with Mark James, ESET UK’s resident security specialist.

  • A Brief History of Malware

    From Pakistani Brain to Windigo, Malware has been around longer than the Internet itself. Malware is, and always has been, a rapidly evolving medium: from the simple to the downright devious, Malware...

  • Our Unhealthy Relationship with Online Services

    With the increasing number of leaks and misuses of personal data in the news, shouldn’t we be seeing more public pushback? Services being boycotted? Or services being outright taken down?