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April 7, 2016 | Bratislava

Mumblehard Finally Taken Down, Sending No More Spam

ESET, in collaboration with CyS-CERT and other partners, has taken down Mumblehard, the infamous Linux server botnet.

A year ago, ESET analyzed the Mumblehard botnet which was comprised of thousands of infected Linux systems located all around the world. ESET announces that in cooperation with CyS-CERT and the Cyber Police of Ukraine, Mumblehard has been successfully taken down.

April 6, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET Warns Facebook Users of Viral Ad Scam

ESET researchers have spotted a scam campaign on Facebook that steals the social network users’ payment card details.

March 31, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET Receives VB100 Award for ESET Endpoint Antivirus

ESET Endpoint Antivirus recorded strong detection, excellent stability and low resource requirements in the latest Virus Bulletin’s VB100 Comparative Review.

Virus Bulletin published its latest VB100 Comparative Review on Windows Server 2008 R2 report.

March 30, 2016 | Bratislava

Kaiten Returns More Powerful Than Before

Linux/Remaiten combines capabilities of two previous versions of bots and adds a unique spreading mechanism able to infect embedded devices.

ESET have spotted a new and improved version of Kaiten with three versions already identified.

March 23, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET Discovers Unusual Data-Stealing Malware

USB Thief, a new threat to data, is capable of stealthy attacks against air-gapped systems and also well protected against detection and reverse-engineering.

ESET researchers have discovered a new data-stealing Trojan malware, detected by ESET as Win32/PSW.Stealer.NAI and dubbed USB Thief.

March 11, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET Warns Against a Wave of Infected E-mails

ESET warns users against an increased number of infected emails containing a malicious attachment, which downloads and installs ransomware onto an infected device.

March 9, 2016 | Bratislava

Android Trojan Targets Customers of 20 Major Banks

ESET experts warn of Android banking malware that can steal credentials – and even bypass two-factor authentication.

ESET researchers have discovered a strain of Android malware that can steal the login credentials of mobile banking users.

March 9, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET Among the Most Popular Internet Security Solutions Worldwide: Survey

ESET IT security products are the second most popular worldwide for PCs and mobile devices according to AV-Comparatives’ IT Security Survey 2016.

AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, in February 2016 published its fifth annual IT Security Survey focusing on respondents’ attitudes to Internet security.

March 8, 2016 | Bratislava

ESET is Best at Filtering Spam, Test Confirms

ESET Mail Security outperformed all competing products in the latest test of anti-spam solutions by Virus Bulletin, an independent anti-malware testing organization.

In the latest VBSpam comparative review ESET Mail Security achieved a final score of 99.995 – once again better than that of any other product.

March 1, 2016 | San Diego

New Ponemon Study: Cyber Onslaught Threatens to Overwhelm Healthcare Survey

ESET Researcher Stephen Cobb to Share Survey Results at HIMSS16.

ESET and the Ponemon Institute today announced results of The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare Organizations in 2016 (February 2016). According to the study, healthcare organizations average about one cyber attack per month.

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