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Global Ransomware Attack: Outbreak Disrupts IT Systems Worldwide

A new wave of ransomware known as “WannaCry” has spread across the globe and infected tens of thousands of computers. This ransomware propagates by exploiting a Microsoft Windows vulnerability in unpatched computers. According to Europol, more than 200,000 victims had been hit in more than 150 countries – the largest ransomware attack observed in history. >>Read more


Data leak dangers: Know your weak spotsData leak dangers: Know your weak spots

From customer credit card details that ease the flow at online checkouts to employee records that are vital to HR departments, today’s businesses are built on sensitive data. In many ways, it’s the lifeblood that makes the modern company tick. If experience is anything to go by, though, it can also feel like the next big security disaster is waiting to happen, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET Southern Africa. >>Read more


5 threats every company needs to pay attention to

ESET’s laboratories constantly analyse and study how cybercriminals propagate their threats all over the world. Looking back at ESET’s trend papers, we can see the evolution and the changes that companies have had to undergo. >>Read more


Can Help Their Children Explore Online Safely

Brand new, child-friendly ESET Parental Control for Android app is now available worldwide.

ESET, a pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announces the global availability of its ESET Parental Control for Android app, which helps parents to protect their children when exploring the online world. >>Read more


 

ESET launches Smart Security 9 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9

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 a new tool to protect customers’ banking transactions and online payments. >>Read more


ESET® Announces East African Expansion

ESET®, a global leader in security software for over 25 years, today announces the opening of their Kenyan office under the management of Bruce Donovan, with a focus on business development, channel sales, marketing and distribution.

Kenya is recognised as the first country in the world to pioneer mobile technology economy and is set to become home to Africa’s ‘Silicon Valley’ as it continues to be the fastest growing centre for innovation across the world. >>Read more


ESET’s Next-Generation Business Security Products Now Available Worldwide

A completely re-engineered business security products, boasting increased usability, performance and administrative flexibility, from the makers of award-winning NOD32® technology.

ESET Southern Africa, the leader in proactive digital protection, announces today the availability of its completely re-engineered and redesigned range of IT security products for business. >>Read more


What is Ransomware?


Ransomware is the generic term for any malicious software that, as its name suggests, demands a ransom be paid by the computer’s user.  Generally ransomware has done something unpleasant to your computer, and potentially to your data. >>Read more


Phishing, exploits and botnets – how they can affect your business


More often, companies are the targets of cybercriminals, regardless of their size.  The attacks usually end with sensitive information being stolen, leaving the business in a very difficult situation.

In fact, ransomware cases have multiplied over the last few months.>>Read more

 

 

 

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