Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 25, 2013]

New Skype scam uses chat bots: Fake webcam girls want your credit card information

Have you ever received a contact request on Skype from someone you don’t know? This may happen from time to time, particularly if your Skype name is publically searchable. But what is really behind these contact requests and why do people bother? To find that out we played along and the following conversation ensued: At […]

Reviews & Awards [Apr, 11, 2013]

We did it! A perfect score of 100% in the AV-Comparatives Real-World Protection Test

Almost 10 years after we embarked on our journey to create the best possible antivirus product on earth, we have reached an important milestone. The renowned Austrian antivirus testing organization AV-Comparatives published the first real-world protection test in its 2013 test series. Emsisoft Anti-Malware celebrated its test debut with a perfect score – 100% infections […]

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 8, 2013]

Phone fraud: Scammer uses Microsoft’s name to install malware

Phone fraud has been around for a long time. Nowadays, however, this tactic is also being used to infect your PC with malware. Unknown callers pretend to be employees of an established company and ask for remote access to solve a PC problem. The fraudsters preferably pose as technical support agents for Microsoft, but also […]