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11 things you can do to protect against ransomware, including Cryptolocker

BY POSTED November 20, 2018 6:16 pm

Ransomware is malicious software that cyber criminals use to hold your computer or computer files for ransom, demanding payment from you to get them back. Sadly, ransomware is becoming an increasingly popular way for malware authors to extort money from companies and consumers alike. There is a variety of ransomware can get onto a person’s … Continue reading 11 things you can do to protect against ransomware, including Cryptolocker

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October shows what ESET has brought to security for Windows

BY POSTED October 26, 2018 3:05 pm

People don’t often feel the need for a cybersecurity solution until it is too late, with their sensitive data ending up in someone else’s hands. With people creating and storing data across an ever-growing variety of devices, it is becoming exponentially easier for cybercriminals to target users. According to Statista, in seven years there will … Continue reading October shows what ESET has brought to security for Windows

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ESET Connected Home Monitor Flags IoT Threats

BY POSTED November 17, 2017 2:23 pm

How many connected devices are on your network? Whether you use IoT devices knowingly or not, the security of these devices is important not only for your network but also for the entire internet. If you use the internet for online shopping, social media, or listening to music, you should care if your Internet of … Continue reading ESET Connected Home Monitor Flags IoT Threats

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ESET Launches Enhanced Consumer Products Portfolio Offering Highest Levels of Protection

BY POSTED October 24, 2017 1:00 pm

  ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has today launched its latest range of products for everyday consumers, designed to protect against the ever-expanding threats from the internet including data theft, malware and viruses. With ransomware, malware attacks and cyber-threats becoming increasingly sophisticated and harmful, it is vital that consumers take appropriate steps to protect … Continue reading ESET Launches Enhanced Consumer Products Portfolio Offering Highest Levels of Protection

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ESET Works With Google To Halt Dangerous Malware

BY POSTED October 16, 2017 2:00 pm

ESET, a leading global cybersecurity company, today launches Chrome Cleanup, a new scanner and cleaner for Google Chrome designed to help users browse the web safely and without interruption.  Chrome Cleanup will be available for all Google Chrome users running on Windows. As cyber-attacks become more complex and difficult to spot, browsing the web can … Continue reading ESET Works With Google To Halt Dangerous Malware

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Adobe Flash Player users should update their software NOW

BY POSTED July 11, 2017 7:08 pm

One of the favourite pieces of software for malicious hackers to target on users’ computers is Adobe Flash Player. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. Firstly, Adobe Flash Player is on an awful lot of computers. Many users may have installed it long ago in order to access Flash-based media content online, such as … Continue reading Adobe Flash Player users should update their software NOW

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New WannaCryptor-like ransomware attack hits globally: all you need to know

BY POSTED June 28, 2017 6:05 am

Update (June 27 – 23.34 CEST): Shutting down the computer and not booting again could prevent the disk encryption, though several files can be already encrypted after the MBR is replaced and further infection through the network is attempted.  Update (June 27 – 22.28 CEST): Paying is no longer possible as the email to send … Continue reading New WannaCryptor-like ransomware attack hits globally: all you need to know