Posts Tagged ‘Eset’

ESET LogoESET Company has recently published a 69 page report containing the detailed analysis of an ongoing large-scale attack on servers running on Linux, FreeBSD and other Unix-like systems since 2011.

During the attack (the codename ‘Operation Windigo’) a group of cyber criminals has obtained control of more than 25,000 of servers in three years, 10,000 of which were brought down by tones of malware. (more…)

ESET LogoAnti-virus company Eset has updated personal solutions ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET NOD32 Smart Security to the seventh version.

The company said that one of the most common ways to infect users is the use of exploits – cracking programs that penetrate to the device through vulnerabilities in applications or operating system and open the way for other malware. The new module protection against exploits, which is part of the updated solutions that protects the system from the screen blockers, cracking programs and programs for extortion designed to steal personal user data.

In the updated version of the product has also been added the module Advanced scanning of memory, which can detect sophisticated malicious programs that use the technology of multi-level encryption to hide their activity. Faster scanning is achieved by creating a “white list” of safe files generated on the basis of reputation data files. (more…)

ESET LogoEset antivirus company announced the release of the beta version of ESET Rootkit Detector – rootkit detection applications aimed to users Apple Mac OS X. Rootkit – a program whose purpose is to disguise another malicious program or activity of cybercriminals in the system.

Although most rootkits are designed for Windows, but for the last year experts have found a number of rootkits platform for Mac OS X. The most active among them is the rootkit OSX / Morcut (also known as Crisis), aimed at stealing confidential information of users. In this context, we developed an application for users of Mac OS X, which detects rootkits, malicious activity on the system. (more…)

ESET LogoAnti-virus experts are warning about a surge of activity the malware FileCoder.

IT security company Eset reported about a rapid increase in activity a dangerous Trojan FileCoder, which encrypts your personal data files in order to extort money from the transcript. Most of the victims are Russian users. Experts have recorded an unusual burst of activity malware families Filecoder. According to data obtained using cloud technology Eset Live Grid, Win32/Filecoder activity compared with the average level recorded in the first half of 2013 increased by more than 200%.

From this activity the most affected people of Russia. According to Eset, Russia accounts for 44% of detections. In addition, a significant proportion of infections recorded in Europe – from extortionists FileCoder affected users from Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Romania, Ukraine and Czech Republic. Also infected with this malware have been observed in the United States. (more…)

ESET LogoResearchers has discovered ‘Zeus-like Trojan‘.

ESET’s researchers has discovered a new effective web banking Trojan – Hesperbot (Win32/Spy.Hesperbot), whose activities are aimed at users from Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and UK.

Malicious software can capture keystrokes, take screenshots with the user’s screen , record video , and configure proxy and create a hidden VNC- server on the infected system.

Hesperbot spreads by sending out phishing emails and often tries to infect mobile devices that operate on the basis of Android, Symbian and Blackberry. Experts notes – the functionality of the new malware is reminiscent of another well-known banking Trojan – Zeus. (more…)

ESET LogoESET Endpoint Security, ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Remote Administrator has been updated

The company ESET, a leading international developer of antivirus software and an expert in the field of cyber crime and protecting against threats, according to an update of enterprise products ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Endpoint Antivirus, as well as a new version of Microsoft Management Console ESET Remote Administrator. (more…)

ESET LogoThe company ESET, announces the release of updated solutions for protection of file and mail servers.

ESET NOD32 File Security for Microsoft Windows Server – anti-virus product that provides protection for file servers from all types of malicious software, solution automatically detects dangerous applications and files that can break your server. System check performed during multithreaded scanning without compromising performance, helped by the minimum system requirements of the product and its optimization for the server environment.

In the new version of ESET NOD32 File Security for Microsoft Windows Server has enabled the server operating system, Windows Server 2012, as updated CLI eShell, with which you can create scripts to configure and perform various actions. In addition, the interface was improved – it is even more ergonomic and convenient to use. (more…)

ESET LogoESET is known as an international developer of antivirus software.

In addition it owns a number of decisions in the field of computer security technology for both corporate and home users. The company was founded in 1992 and since then its development has led to the fact that it is presented is more than 160 countries on all continents.

ESET company offers solutions in the field of information security protection for home PC users, and servers and workstations of companies of all sizes.

ESET is a pioneer in the field of heuristic threat detection that can detect and neutralize both known and unknown viruses and malware. ESET can be called a pioneer in regard to the creation of heuristics to detect threats. These methods can effectively detect and eventually neutralize all the known, and entirely new software that can harm your computer. All family of products ESET NOD32 uses proprietary technology ThreatSense ™, this allows for unmatched detection and removal of malware. (more…)

ESET LogoWhat do Win32/Redyms and TDL4 have in common?

The substitution of the results of search queries in search engines.

Since the beginning of 2013 ESET’s analytics started tracking interesting family of Trojans – Win32/Redyms. This threat is notable that uses the technique of substituting the results of search queries search engines. We have established that it is the most widely received in the U.S. and Canada. In these countries cybercrime market offers the highest price for the redirection (clicks) user search engines to malicious or advertising resources.

Leading Analyst ESET Alexander Matrosov performed deep analysis Win32/Redyms. The result revealed the similarity of this malicious code to another program – Win32/Agent.TJO, which is also known as part of the family Olmarik/TDL4. Win32/Agent.TJO is a trojan user mode, based on the mechanism of clicker a component of TDL4. And TDL4, and Win32/Agent.TJO, and Win32/Redyms use similar mechanisms to control network traffic, which is the browser. For traffic bot captures several features of the library Microsoft Windows Socket Provider (mswsock.dll): (more…)

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In the ESET Online Scanner uses technology proactive detection of known and previously unknown threats ThreatSense ®, as well as important base signature databases. (more…)