Security Knowledge [May, 30, 2016]

Protecting your information with hard disk encryption – what you need to know

Ever wondered what you’d do if your laptop, tablet or smartphone was stolen? While the use of security software to protect you from online attacks is common, what about physical threats to your hardware?
Read here how to protect your data in the case of hardware loss…

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [May, 30, 2016]

Emsisoft scores high on AV-Comparatives Performance Test

It’s not about size, it’s about performance. Emsisoft scored very good results compared to other participating software – that’s for sure. The team at Emsisoft is excited to present the latest AV-Comparatives Performance Test result, published on April 27th 2016.

Security Knowledge [May, 16, 2016]

The big ‘R’: Ransomware. Why businesses and institutions are at risk and what to do about it

There is one reoccuring topic within the industry which eventually makes it into the news: Ransomware. Data blackmail is an easy way for criminal hackers to make money – with businesses being an easy target. Supermarkets, Wholesale, Petrol Stations – even hospitals are endangered and need to take the precaution of being prepared.

At Emsisoft, we take this global threat more than serious – for years. What happens if ransomware happens, how it happens and what to do before and after – we’ve taken a deeper look in behind the scenes of cyber criminality nowadays and offer solutions and advice.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [May, 16, 2016]

Stay one step ahead of ransomware – Emsisoft’s Decrypter page

Ransomware attacks are all about time. Time you do not have because in this case, time is money. The victims have only one choice: Pay or lose. Or ask Emsisoft. We care about your data which is why we offer a page where we provide free decrypters for various ransomware. Check out our latest solutions for current ransomware here!

Emsisoft News, Update EAM [May, 3, 2016]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 11.7 released

Version 11.7.0.6394 is a minor release that introduces a feature that no computer restarts are required anymore after future driver updates (excluding firewall updates for Emsisoft Internet Security). It also adds improvements in compatibility, usability, detection and stability.

Security Knowledge [May, 2, 2016]

Three misconceptions surrounding firewalls

There’s a common misconception that having a firewall is enough to protect your computer from hackers. We explain the most common misconceptions.