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Expert insight from the author of the ESET TeslaCrypt decryptor
ESET recently interviewed the malware researcher who ultimately created the universal ESET TeslaCrypt decryption tool.
31 May 16
117 million LinkedIn members compromised by 2012 data breach
"Worryingly, this trove of information is not thought to have been obtained from a recent data breach."
24 May 16
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.
23 May 16
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."
18 May 16
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.
13 May 16
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.
10 May 16
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.
09 May 16
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."
04 May 16
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.
04 May 16
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.
02 May 16
Companies fear data breaches caused by compromised credentials
“Even systems supposed to be secure can be often easily penetrated via misused credentials."
02 May 16
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.
19 Apr 16
Kaiten malware returns, more powerful says ESET
The latest version targets embedded systems such as routers, gateways and wireless access points.
05 Apr 16
ESET's Endpoint Antivirus takes out VB100 award
“Detection was very strong, with good scores across the board."
05 Apr 16
ESET discovers strange malware targeting USB
“It seems that this malware was created for targeted attacks on systems isolated from the internet.”
24 Mar 16
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.
16 Mar 16
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.
14 Mar 16
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.
10 Mar 16
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.
10 Mar 16
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."
02 Mar 16
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."
26 Feb 16
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."
24 Feb 16
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?
22 Feb 16
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.
17 Feb 16