ESET protects you against Petya

Built-in protection against ransomware and all other types of malware, based on legendary ESET NOD32 engine

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Most recent ransomware outbreaks

What is Petya ransomware?

The Petya malware attacks a computer's MBR (master boot record), a key part of the startup system. If the attack is successful, the computer user then receives a message that the files have been encrypted, with a demand that a ransom be paid to release them.

On June 27, 2017, a ransomware attack known as Petya (detected by ESET as Win32/Diskcoder.C Trojan) began spreading rapidly around the globe.

What is WannaCry ransomware?

When WannaCry touches a user’s computer, it encrypts all its files, effectively locking them up and making them unavailable to the victim. A ransom is demanded in the form of Bitcoin in exchange for restoring access to the files. The price for unlocking the data and hardware increases with time. If the payment isn’t made by the deadline, the computer is rendered permanently inaccessible.

On May 12, 2017, a ransomware attack known as WannaCry (detected by ESET as Win32/Filecoder.WannaCryptor.D) spread rapidly across the globe.

Multilayered security keeps you safe from the newest ransomware attacks

Ransomware Protection

Ransomware Shield

Uses multilayered malware prevention and detection to keep criminals from holding your data hostage.


Network Attack Protection

Prevents the spread of ransomware by protecting against vulnerabilities for which a patch has not yet been released or deployed.

Cloud Malware Protection System

Cloud Malware Protection System

Analyses submitted malware and provides results to endpoints without requiring an update.

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DNA Detections

Malicious code can be easily modified or obfuscated by attackers, but behaviour of objects cannot, so ESET detections take advantage of this principle.

Proven and trusted protection


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ESET Endpoint Security has been recognised as the most lightweight solution on market in special business test by AV-Comparatives.

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ESET is the only one vendor who reached 100% score from AV-TEST in 2014 and 2015 self-protection test.

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ESET has the longest unbroken run of VB100 awards for malware detection of any Internet security vendor.

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ESET was awarded as the best business antivirus in Security Insider IT Awards 2015 in Germany.

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PCMag Consumer Recommended Award for security suites and stand-alone antivirus software.

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ESET partner won Nikkei Computer Customer Satisfaction Survey 2015-2016 in Japan, offering best business security products on market.

I thought it was normal that security software installed on PCs caused slowdowns. But ESET is very much different. It does its job in the background without us even noticing.

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Mitsubishi Motors IT Division Expert 

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