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2013-01-31 12:31:38

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a 25 year track record of developing award-winning technology, today announced the launch of the next generation of security products for the Mac® OS X platform®-- ESET Cyber Security Pro and ESET Cyber Security. Designed to make a safe system even safer, ESET introduced these products at the 2013 Macworld/iWorld(TM) Conference in San Francisco. (Photo:...

2013-01-29 08:34:30

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a 25 year track record of developing award-winning technology, has discovered a social engineering Trojan horse that managed to steal the login credentials of more than 16,000 Facebook users. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130129/AQ49916-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) The 'PokerAgent' Trojan targeted Zynga(TM) Poker, the most popular...

2013-01-15 16:24:25

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a 25 year track record of developing award-winning technology, today announced the latest release of its flagship consumer products: ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) Enhancements to both products include advancements in threat detection, more thorough cleaning of infected systems, and an improved user...

2012-12-20 16:27:22

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a 25 year track record of developing award-winning technology, has published its annual review of the past year's threat trends and compiled predictions for 2013. According to the new report, the 2013 threatscape will see major growth of mobile malware and its variants, increased malware propagation via websites and the continued rise of botnets and attacks on the cloud resulting in...

2012-12-19 08:27:10

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Online banking customers are at risk from the latest malicious software uncovered by researchers at ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a 25 year track record of developing award-winning technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) Analysis of a malicious Apache module, detected by ESET as Linux/Chapro.A, found that the world's most widely used web server, Apache, is being used to carry...

Smartphone Malware To Increase In 2013
2012-12-16 06:05:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two firms specializing in mobile security are predicting that handheld devices, especially those powered by Android, will be hit hard by malware in the year ahead. According to BGR's Dan Graziano, the folks at Lookout Mobile Security reported Thursday that an estimated 18 million devices running Google's operating system might become infected with some type of virus, spyware, or other mobile malware in 2013. The odds that users...

2012-12-03 08:23:46

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced that ESET Endpoint Security was named a silver medal winner of the "2012 Editors' Best Awards" in the Best Antivirus and Anti-malware product category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) The 2012 Editors' Best Awards are based on a product's strategic importance to market, its...

2012-11-29 08:32:54

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has won the PCMag Consumer Recommended award in its inaugural year for its Security Suites and Stand Alone Antivirus products, showing once again its ability to beat out the competition in customer preference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) PCMag awards are considered the ultimate seal of brand loyalty and satisfaction. In...

2012-11-21 16:22:34

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has just wrapped up another successful presence at the AVAR conference - one of the most renowned international IT security gatherings and the main anti-malware conference in the Asia/Pacific region. ESET, as a consistent participant and long-time AVAR member, contributed three presentations, one of which was selected as the best paper of the conference by the...

2012-11-09 08:30:49

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has earned an eighth "Advanced+" award for ESET NOD32 Antivirus in the Performance Test as well as an Approved Corporate Product Award for ESET Endpoint Security in the latest review by the independent testing authority AV-Comparatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) ESET NOD32 Antivirus earned "very fast" rankings for nine out...