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    Botnet Malware: Robots you want to avoid

    November 4, 2014 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Botnet Malware: Robots you want to avoid

    Malware has been around in some form for over 40 years, but the use of malware to take control of a group of computers that are then organised into something called a botnet is more than a 21st century phenomenon, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET...

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    ESET reveals Smart Security 8 and NOD32 Antivirus 8

    October 22, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on ESET reveals Smart Security 8 and NOD32 Antivirus 8

    ESET Southern Africa revealed the latest versions of its security software products: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8 and ESET Smart Security 8. According to ESET, the latest lineup includes Botnet Protection and Enhanced Exploit Blocker that protects against...

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    Apple devices held for ransom

    June 3, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple devices held for ransom

    Apple users should be warned as a recent cybercriminal attack has seen users have their phones and tablets held for ransom. Users have been woken with an alarm-like sound and then a message “Your device has been hacked by Oleg Pliss’ For Apple users this...

  • Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO, ESET Southern Africa. (Image: ESET Southern Africa)

    Why Two Factor Authentication is a must for any business

    May 26, 2014 • SecurityComments Off on Why Two Factor Authentication is a must for any business

    The repercussions of an online attack could be detrimental to a business, with both financial as well as reputation loss at stake, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET. With Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Mobility and Cloud software becoming a standard for...

  • ESET launches ESET Secure Authentication in SA

    March 12, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on ESET launches ESET Secure Authentication in SA

    ESET, the leader in proactive digital protection, has announced the general availability of ESET Secure Authentication™, a two-factor authentication (2FA) software solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs).   This simple and highly efficient...

  • New malware program targets MS Excel users

    March 17, 2009 • SecurityComments Off on New malware program targets MS Excel users

    According to ESET, a provider of antivirus services in Southern Africa, some versions of MS Excel are vulnerable to malicious programs. The company advises that users should open files with caution...