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Ransomeware 1010: Understanding cybersecurity's biggest threat

By Press Release 17 May 2019

Ransomware is always evolving - attackers getting more sophisticated in how the infect systems, avoid detection and foil decryption efforts nobody is safe, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Look who’s Stalking

By Opinion 5 April 2019

Aren’t we just making it too easy for online followers to become real-life trackers with the amount of open data we are posting online? FULL STORY >

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Top tips for protecting your Smart TV

By Staff Writer 10 October 2018

You thought of securing your PC, and maybe your smartphone, but have you thought about securing your Smart TV? FULL STORY >

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ESET’s guide makes it possible to peek into FinFisher

By Press Release 24 January 2018

FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, has a history of being used in surveillance campaigns, both against legitimate targets and against political opposition in countries with oppressive regimes. FULL STORY >

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ESET Releases 2018 Report: Predicts Trends in Cybersecurity

By Press Release 18 January 2018

According to a recent ESET report, incidents and risks are predicted to grow even further in 2018. FULL STORY >

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How prepared is SA for a cyber-security attack?

By Press Release 24 October 2017

This year’s hacking attacks have been some of the worst we have seen, and they have undoubtedly left a mark on the cyber world. FULL STORY >

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ESET works with Google to halt dangerous malware

By Press Release 17 October 2017

ESET, a leading global cybersecurity company has launched 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... FULL STORY >

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DoubleLocker: innovative Android malware with a cunning infection vector

By Press Release 13 October 2017

ESET researchers have spotted the first-ever ransomware misusing Android accessibility services. On top of encrypting data, the ransomware also locks the device. FULL STORY >

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Six million Instagram accounts hacked

By Press Release 5 September 2017

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data, says ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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10 Ways to ruin a Cybercriminal's day

By Press Release 3 April 2017

These days, everyone – from the most inexperienced to the most advanced user – takes measures to protect themselves from cybercriminals seeking to compromise or steal information, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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ESET: 5 things you can monitor with your parental control tool

By Press Release 29 February 2016

One of the biggest concerns parents have about the internet is the kind of websites their children are browsing and the content they may be viewing. In fact, according to an ESET survey, nine out of ten parents are worried about... FULL STORY >

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Haxposure: an emerging threat with important implications

By Staff Writer 4 February 2016

This combination of criminal data theft via hacking and public exposure of internal secrets represents an emerging threat, which ESET has dubbed haxposure. FULL STORY >

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2016: The Security Challenge

By Press Release 20 January 2016

The greatest challenge of 2016 will be to focus on protecting networks, internet access and the way in which devices are interconnected, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO ESET Southern Africa. FULL STORY >

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ESET launches Smart Security 9 and NOD32 Antivirus 9 in South Africa

By Staff Writer 14 October 2015

ESET has announced the availability of its new security solutions for Windows home users: ESET Smart Security 9 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9. Both have a completely re-engineered user interface and ESET Smart Security 9 features... FULL STORY >

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Business security: Is simpler better?

By Press Release 12 October 2015

While some companies can be pretty strict about their cyber security policies, and risk that at the end of the day this might be counterproductive, others apply more flexible approach FULL STORY >

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