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Safe Valentine’s Day: Your online love may be a fraud

Valentine’s Day is slowly taking over of all social media channels. Even if you are a happy single person, the sweet love spreading everywhere may be too much to resist. But beware: Valentine’s Day is not just a feast for lovers! ESET’s news page WeLiveSecurity.com offers you six essential ways to find out if your online date is a fraud.

Safe Valentine’s Day: Your online love may be a fraud

Valentine’s Day is slowly taking over of all social media channels. Even if you are a happy single person, the sweet love spreading everywhere may be too much to resist. But beware: Valentine’s Day is not just a feast for lovers! ESET’s news page WeLiveSecurity.com offers you six essential ways to find out if your online date is a fraud.

ESET Releases New Version of Social Media Scanner

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, today released an all new version of ESET Social Media Scanner for Facebook and Twitter. Offering a completely re-designed graphic user interface (GUI) and improved detection capabilities, the scanner is used by more than 150,000 users and has detected more than 28,000 malicious links on Facebook and 10,000 threatening links on Twitter to date.

ESET Announces New Encryption Capabilities for Channel Partners with DESlock+ for iOS

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, today announced its channel partners now have access to DESlock+ for iOS, an easy-to-use encryption application for devices running on the Apple® platform, through its Technology Alliance partner DESlock+. The technology allows consumer and businesses of all sizes to encrypt and decrypt email, attachments and texts on their iOS devices.

ESET Security Researcher to Speak at Healthcare Data Privacy Day at Georgia Institute of Technology

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive internet security protection, today announced that ESET Senior Security Researcher Stephen Cobb will be participating in a panel titled “Health Privacy in a Fully Connected World” at a Data Privacy Day event on Wednesday, January 28 at the Academy of Medicine at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Internet Explorer identified as most vulnerable Microsoft Windows component

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has published a report on major trends in Windows exploitation and mitigation in 2014 on its security news page WeLiveSecurity.com. In the report, ESET researchers analyze major vulnerabilities of Microsoft Windows and compile a list of the most frequently targeted Windows components. Internet Explorer tops the list.

ESET Researchers Release 2015 Cybercrime Predictions and Trends

ESET®, global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, has compiled a summary of the top cybercrime trends and predictions for 2015. While internet privacy and Android malware dominated the industry in 2014, an increase of sophisticated cyber attacks and risks associated with the Internet of Things and mobile payments top the list of what ESET expects to see in 2015.

TorrentLocker Cracked: Europe in the Sights of Bitcoin Requesting Ransomware

The ESET® research team from Canada has analyzed a widespread case of ransomware generally known as TorrentLocker, which started spreading in early 2014. The latest variant of the malware has infected at least 40,000 systems in the last few months, primarily targeting European countries. ESET’s security research team has prepared an extensive white paper, detailing the investigation and analysis of the malware behavior, and a blog post, which are available on WeLiveSecurity.com.