ESET partners with Intel to enhance endpoint security with hardware-based ransomware detection

ESET, the leading endpoint protection platform vendor headquartered in Europe, has set out to integrate Intel® Threat Detection Technology (Intel® TDT) into its multi-layered cybersecurity technology suite. Recognizing the complex and evolving nature of ransomware, an ever more formidable threat to customers’ work and personal lives, ESET will enhance its software-based detection technologies with a … More ESET partners with Intel to enhance endpoint security with hardware-based ransomware detection

MADIoT – The nightmare after XMAS (and Meltdown, and Spectre)

In the last few months of 2017, security companies made their own forecasts about incoming cyberthreats and the measures that needed to be taken to ensure a better and cybersafer 2018, often advocating the use of protective software tools made by that vendor.  Lo and behold! 2018 started with a scenario hardly anyone could have … More MADIoT – The nightmare after XMAS (and Meltdown, and Spectre)

ESET can help stop malware that in the future may use Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

Applies to: All ESET products The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, published on January 3, 2018, are byproducts of optimization techniques designed to increase the performance of modern processors. ESET products are some of the first to offer full compatibility with Microsoft emergency patches that help protect against these issues. Apple has also released mitigations for the macOS, … More ESET can help stop malware that in the future may use Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

NOTE:   Microsoft released Security Advisory 18002 on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to mitigate a major vulnerability to Windows in modern CPU architectures. ESET released Antivirus and Antispyware module 1533.3 the same day to all customers to ensure that use of our products would not affect compatibility with Microsoft’s patch. Background The first few days of 2018 have been … More Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know