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ESET releases free decryptor for recent variants of TeslaCrypt ransomware
As cybercriminals find new backdoors into our personal digital spaces, it’s important that we continue to adapt and evolve.
ESET holds ranking in security software market
"We‘re happy we ranked 4th in Endpoint Protection Platforms (Enterprise) in 2015 despite the fact that the whole business market remained flat."
Frequent password changes crucial to prevent data breaches
Last week played host to World Password Day and there couldn’t be a better time to make sure your passwords are fresh and up-to-date.
ESET security solutions top independent spam filtering tests
ESET has come out tops in anti-spam testing for security solutions in tests by both AV-Comparatives and Virus Bulletin.
Majority of Aussie organisations have been breached in the past year
63 percent of Australian organisations have experienced at least one security breach or incident in the past year, according to a report by CompTIA.
Third party risks ‘a serious risk’
"Not having single individual or department in charge of managing third party risk leaves organisations more vulnerable to threats."
Partnership opportunities with one of the pioneers of antivirus protection
ESET began life as a pioneer of antivirus protection - if you don’t believe it, the ESET COO for the APAC recommends having a gander on Wikipedia.
The perimeter is everywhere - so where is your data really?
It’s hard to protect what you don’t understand. It’s also hard to protect data if you don’t know where it is.
Companies fear data breaches caused by compromised credentials
“Even systems supposed to be secure can be often easily penetrated via misused credentials."
New malware scam using Facebook Messenger
ESET is warning Facebook users of a common scam that sees attackers sending videos via Facebook Messenger through a user’s friend list.
Kaiten malware returns, more powerful says ESET
The latest version targets embedded systems such as routers, gateways and wireless access points.
ESET's Endpoint Antivirus takes out VB100 award
“Detection was very strong, with good scores across the board."
ESET discovers strange malware targeting USB
“It seems that this malware was created for targeted attacks on systems isolated from the internet.”
ESET: Two-factor authentication crucial in today's world
ESET has officially announced a new version of its secure, mobile-based two-factor authentication system, ESA 2.4.
ESET warns against wave of infected emails
Cyber security firm ESET is warning people against a wave of infected emails after discovering an unusual high record of a malicious downloader.
Got an Android device? Here's some tips for keeping it secure
As Android malware surges, ESET issues some tips on how Kiwis can protect themselves - and how to know if you might have been compromised already.
Warning: Android malware targeting NZ and Aus bank apps
Thieves use stolen credentials to log into the victim’s account remotely and transfer money out.
Healthcare organisations buckle under pressure of cyber attacks
"The concurrence of technology advances and delays in technology updates creates a perfect storm for healthcare IT security."
Porn Trojan rampant on Google Play store
“There have been many cases of malware on Google Play, but none of them have lasted so long or had such a huge number of successful infiltrations."
Ransomware on the rise in Aus and NZ, ESET says
"Understanding methods of propagation and how to combat ransomware in the case of an infection, is key to limiting your susceptibility to ransomware."
ESET jumps from 'niche player' to 'visionary' in endpoint protection
ESET makes the jump from 'niche player' to 'visionary' in Gartner's latest endpoint protection platform magic quadrant. So how did other vendors fare?
Old malware foe active in Aus and NZ
Bayrob displays a message suggesting the user the downloaded file is incompatible with the system, while it is actually already releasing a Trojan.
Belong to the ‘selfie’ generation? You are probably oversharing
Such data leaks can easily lead to trouble, ranging from phishing emails or loss of social network account access to identity theft and extortion.
Don't let virtualisation threaten your data center security
Virtualisaton shouldn’t threaten your data center’s security says ESET’s Nick FitzGerald. He outlines how to avoid an AV storm.