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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.

March 30, 2009 | Bratislava

Record-breaking VB100% Awarded along with Highest AV-Comparatives Accolade

Thus far, the year 2009 has proved to be successful for ESET. The company has secured the highest possible accolades in two of the most prestigious Antivirus tests - the British-based Virus Bulletin and Austrian-based AV-Comparatives.

March 23, 2009 | Bratislava

A new variant of Conficker Worm Ready for Massive Attack on PC Infrastructure

The new variant of the dangerous worm Conficker is rapidly spreading through the Internet. The malware‘s variants, which appeared previously have succeeded in shutting down thousands of PCs worldwide. Computer security experts agree that Win32/Conficker.X, (also dubbed by some vendors as Conficker.C or Conficker.D) poses even a greater threat than its predecessors.

March 12, 2009 | Bratislava

When Popularity Becomes Exploited: Infiltrations via USB Devices on Rise

Worms, such as WIn32/Agent and Win32/Agent.NFL were among the most frequent threats afflicting PC users across Europe, including the Czech Republic, Germany, Finland, Lithuania and Latvia. Yet another type of malware, namely WMA/TrojanDownloader.GetCodec.Gen has been dominant across a sizable portion of the continent, appearing in Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy and Hungary.

February 26, 2009 | Bratislava

ESET launches the most effective solutions to combat malware

Today, ESET introduces a new generation of its security solutions, delivering its most effective protection against emerging threats. Built on the unique and time-tested ThreatSense® technology that has made ESET into a leader in proactive protection - ESET Smart Security® 4 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus® 4 - were optimized for even greater protection and enhanced usability, while retaining their signature small system footprint.

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