A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

BRATISLAVA – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has released its T1 2021 Threat Report, summarizing key statistics from ESET detection systems and highlighting notable examples of ESET’s cybersecurity research, including exclusive, previously unpublished updates on current threats. The featured story recounts ESET Research’s discovery of multiple advanced persistent threat (APT) groups exploiting a vulnerability chain…

BRATISLAVA – ESET will highlight its latest and as yet unpublished research during the RSA Conference 2021 taking place virtually during May 17-20. ESET researchers Jean-Ian Boutin, Zuzana Hromcová and Lukáš Štefanko will provide a deep dive into Windows XP exploits and Android stalkerware. Both presentations will take place on the opening day of the conference…

BRATISLAVA – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has earned the highest possible award in SE Labs’ Q1 2021 Enterprise Endpoint Protection test, the AAA award, for ESET Endpoint Security. ESET has claimed the AAA award for the third time, following recognition from SE Labs in both Q1 and Q3 of 2020. A leading independent testing company, SE Labs…

BRATISLAVA –  ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has again been recognized with Top Product awards in the latest AV-TEST Product Review and Certification reports for both its business and home consumer products. ESET’s business offering for Windows, ESET Endpoint Security 7.3, and its Windows consumer product, ESET Internet Security 14.0, achieved perfect scores in the Protection, Usability and Performance categories, leading both to be…

BRATISLAVA  – ESET has released its Q4 2020 Threat Report, summarizing key statistics from ESET detection systems and highlighting notable examples of ESET’s cybersecurity research – including previously unpublished ESET research updates. As the final threat report of the year 2020, it also comes with commentary on the broader trends observed throughout the year as well…

BRATISLAVA, MONTREAL – A few days ago, ESET researchers discovered a new supply-chain attack compromising the update mechanism of NoxPlayer, an Android emulator for PCs and Macs. Three different malware families were spotted being distributed from tailored malicious updates to selected victims with no sign of leveraging any financial gain, but rather, only cyberespionage capabilities were seen. ESET dubbed the malicious operation NightScout. BigNox is a company…

BRATISLAVA – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, reveals that 42% of global consumers use a free FinTech application or platform. Of those, half (50%) do not know if the app they use sells their data. ESET has explored the topic of data security in the consumer segment of its global financial technology (FinTech) research, surveying…

BRATISLAVA – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has received recognition with an Outstanding Product Award in AV-Comparatives’ Public Consumer Main Test Series for 2020. ESET Internet Security was assessed by the leading independent test lab, achieving Advanced+ level in all of AV-Comparatives’ tests. For the 2020 Public Consumer Main Test Series, AV-Comparatives subjected 17 consumer security products for Windows…

BRATISLAVA, MONTREAL – In 2020, ESET researchers observed several attacks exclusively targeting Colombian entities, which have collectively been dubbed Operation Spalax. These attacks are ongoing and are focused on both government institutions and private companies, especially in the energy and metallurgical industries. The attackers rely on the use of remote access trojans, most likely to…

BRATISLAVA – ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has been commended with Top Product awards in the latest AV-TEST Product Review and Certification reports in both the business and home consumer categories. ESET Endpoint Security 7.3 and ESET Internet Security 13.2 – ESET  security products for Windows in the business and consumer lineups, respectively – achieved Top Product awards with perfect Protection and Usability scores…