Eset News

Cyber Security is San Diego’s Next Frontier in Rapid Job Growth

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, has joined with San Diego business and community leaders, to launch a new initiative to increase the region’s leadership in the cyber security sector. In a strategic effort to accelerate growth, the Cyber Center of Excellence (CCOE)–a public-private partnership dedicated to accelerating the cyber innovation economy–has formed. Its powerfully diverse founding partners from leading cyber-related companies, the military and world-class academic institutions are uniting in pursuit of a common economic-driven agenda to promote and develop the region’s cyber strengths.

Malware Used To Attack More Than 500,000 Computers Daily After 25,000 UNIX Servers Hijacked By …

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, announced today its security research team, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing and other leading agencies, has uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign involving a Backdoor Trojan which seized control of more than 25,000 UNIX servers worldwide. Once infected, victims‘ systems are used to steal credentials, redirect web traffic to malicious content and send as many as 35 million spam messages per day.

ESET Issues Warning About Mac Malware Disguised as Cracked Versions of Angry Birds, Pixelmator …

ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, is warning Mac® users not to download pirated software from file-sharing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks in the wake of a new malware discovery. Researchers have discovered a Bitcoin-stealing malware called OSX/CoinThief being spread via cracked apps, apps often obtained by over-riding Apple’s standard security settings.

ESET Announces the Newest Version of ESET Secure Authentication

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, today launched the newest version of ESET Secure Authentication. The updated two-factor authentication (2FA) application continues to provide the potent combination of ultra-secure access to online applications, while introducing even greater ease of installation and support for a superior overall user experience. The added integration flexibility provided by the Software Development Kit (SDK) and API extends protection to a wider range of applications and data, making ESET Secure Authentication one of the most compelling 2FA solutions on the market.

Security veteran Graham Cluley joins ESET’s WeLiveSecurity.com

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than 26 years, announces that independent security veteran Graham Cluley is joining ESET’s WeLiveSecurity.com editorial team to write articles on the latest security news and research, providing opinion and advice to readers of WeLiveSecurity. ESET is also broadening its global reach by offering Spanish speakers a native version of WeLiveSecurity from ESET Latin American lab at www.welivesecurity.com/la-es.

ESET Helps Protect Portable Data for Enterprises in New Kingston Digital Secure USB Flash Drive

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 consecutive years winning the prestigious VB100 awards with the company’s flagship ESET NOD32® security products, today announced ClevX DriveSecurity™ powered by ESET, is included in the DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 Anti-Virus USB Flash drive and, launched by Kingston Digital, Inc. ClevX DriveSecurity is a powerful portable USB antivirus utility (no installation required) that prevents malware such as viruses, spyware, Trojans, worms, rootkits, adware and other Internet-borne threats from spreading via portable drives.

ESET Releases Version 7 of ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security

ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 consecutive years winning the prestigious VB100 awards with the company’s flagship ESET NOD32® security products, today announced the launch of the 7th generation of the flagship consumer products: ESET NOD32® Antivirus and ESET Smart Security®. New features and core technology enhancements, including Exploit Blocker, Advanced Memory Scanner, Vulnerability Shield and ESET Social Media Scanner promote a more enjoyable online experience while delivering powerful protection against viruses, hacking, and a host of malware threats.