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ESET survey: Lack of funding a major problem for Japan SMBs
"Businesses which do not see cybersecurity measures as a priority can be extremely vulnerable to cybercriminals."
13 Nov 17
ESET looks back at the origins of the computer virus
Last week ESET dubbed November 3 the first ever Antimalware day.
07 Nov 17
WordPress users urged to update to 4.8.3 to fix major platform vulnerability
Those who run websites developed on the popular WordPress platform are being urged to update to the latest version of WordPress immediately.
06 Nov 17
Exclusive: ESET on why the humble password is here to stay
"So how long is ‘really long’? I recommend a minimum of twelve characters with mixed-cases and numbers or symbols. Even longer is better."
30 Oct 17
ESET endpoint security 'lightest' on market, according to tests
ESET’s Endpoint Security Solution has been judged the lightest endpoint security solution on the market, according to AV-Comparatives.
27 Oct 17
The age of software supply-chain attacks: Why they are now a legitimate threat
When you consider that we often only see one or two software supply-chain attacks in a year, eight in the last ten months is a veritable deluge!
24 Oct 17
ESET & Google stop malware before it starts at browser level
"Chrome Cleanup addresses unwanted software that can negatively influence a users’ experience on the internet.”
18 Oct 17
Kaspersky, Symantec, Cylance and ESET tops for endpoint protection
Kaspersky takes top honours in Gartner's Peer Insights Customer Choice Awards for EndPoint Protection Platforms awards.
18 Oct 17
DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts Android files and changes your PIN
“Its payload can change the device’s PIN, preventing the victim from accessing their device and also encrypts the victim’s data."
16 Oct 17
Asian SMEs lagging behind in data breach disclosure policies
Asia Pacific’s SMEs also worry about the cost of implementing cybersecurity technologies, believing that other business areas need funding more.
09 Oct 17
ESET: Cybersecurity is everyone's fight against dangerous criminals
Next week marks the start of the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online week, which aims to raise awareness about cybersecurity best practices.
06 Oct 17
Monero cryptocurrency miner enslaves Windows Server 2003 systems in botnet
“As a significant number of systems are still vulnerable, users of Windows Server 2003 are strongly advised to apply the security update KB3197835."
02 Oct 17
Android banking Trojan stalks Google Play - again
It’s a case of déjà vu for one particular Android banking Trojan, which has popped up on Google Play after being removed from the store this year.
27 Sep 17
Global ISPs could be complicit in major spyware surveillance program
ISPs could be helping a notorious spyware agent keep track of surveillance targets.
25 Sep 17
Cybercriminals caught targeting gamers with sneaky malware
Spread via hacked games on unofficial websites, the malware can download and install virtually any other malicious code on the victim's computer.
08 Sep 17
ESET welcomes new network security provider into its Alliance
ESET has brought a new network security provider into its Technology Alliance after announcing the agreement with GREYCORTEX.
04 Sep 17
ESET reveals what to watch out for before you buy encryption
Encryption services are becoming a focus for organisations and decision makers as new data protection laws such as the GDPR come into effect.
21 Aug 17
ESET reveals plans to build hub of cybersecurity industry in heart of Europe
The behemoth campus is expected to create 800 new jobs and attract professionals from around the world to come work in the new hub of cybersecurity.
17 Aug 17
AV-Comparatives recognises ESET Mac & parental control solutions in latest testing round
ESET’s Mac Security and online child protection products have been officially certified by security software testers AV-Comparatives this week.
17 Aug 17
Malware found prowling within every app of alternative Android store
Malware researcher at ESET, Lukáš Štefanko says this is the first time he has ever seen an entire Android market infected like that.
27 Jul 17
ESET uncovers stealthy Stantinko malware's click fraud prowess
ESET has spotted a malware strain that tricks users into downloading pirated software from dummy torrent sites.
25 Jul 17
ESET to take on Industroyer malware & 'post-truth plague' at Black Hat
ESET is set to reveal the underside of the notorious Industroyer malware and the “post-truth plague” of cybersecurity at Black Hat this month.
13 Jul 17
A system wiper with no recourse: Researchers discover what NotPetya attack was really after
ESET senior research fellow Nick FitzGerald says that NotPetya was most likely a state-sponsored attack through malware.
05 Jul 17
FY18 is here: ESET's guide to top cybersecurity investments for SMBs
As Australian businesses and SMBs start to formulate their budgets for FY18, ESET is underlining the importance of security irrespective of size.
03 Jul 17