Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Sep, 23, 2016]

Yahoo hack hits half a billion users

In the biggest data leak ever made public, Yahoo announces that half a billion user accounts have been compromised. Here’s what you need to know.

Security Knowledge [Sep, 22, 2016]

Are all hackers criminals?

Not all hackers are created equal. Did you know there are different kinds? The key to categorising them lies in permission.

Security Knowledge [Sep, 22, 2016]

How to identify your ransomware infection to find the right decrypter tool

We spoke with Michael Gillespie at Malware Hunter Team, a group of researchers who share our commitment to protecting you and your data, have developed a website that will allow you to find out what type of ransomware your computer has been infected with and if there is a decryption tool available.

Emsisoft News [Sep, 14, 2016]

How to use Emsisoft Enterprise Console to manage protection for your company network

Emsisoft is known for its personal protection options. But, we also specialise in protection for entire company networks. Our enterprise console is free to businesses to ensure the efficient management of security across your network. Here’s how it works.

Security Knowledge [Sep, 2, 2016]

Fabiansomware: when hackers lose it

Our lab works to crack new strains of ransomware and as a result are often at the receiving end of abuse from hackers who can no longer profit from their malware. Recently, the abuse has become personal with abuse being coded directly into new variants aimed directly at Fabian, the head of our Malware Lab.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Sep, 1, 2016]

Change your passwords now: Dropbox hack affects 68 million users

In 2012, Dropbox reported a security breach. Last week they issued a forced password reset to thousands of users. Today, the email and passwords of their users has appeared for sale on hacker databases. Here’s what you need to know.

Security Knowledge [Aug, 29, 2016]

The smartest way to stay unaffected by ransomware? Backup!

Ransomware is now the most consistently problematic type of malware to effect internet capable devices and businesses. A solid protection suite is vital but there is a second important step to protect your data – Backup.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Aug, 29, 2016]

Our most valued reviews come from the toughest jury: our customers

Our most valued reviews come from you. See what Security First had to say about Emsisoft Internet Security’s detection capabilities.

Security Knowledge [Aug, 10, 2016]

The alarming state of computer security in healthcare

Life support machines can be the difference between life and death. But did you know they can also be an easy access point for hackers to access hospital networks and steal private patient information?

Emsisoft News [Aug, 10, 2016]

Emsisoft Emergency Kit 11.9 released

Version is a minor release that adds improvements in usability, compatibility and stability.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Aug, 5, 2016]

Emsisoft adds another seal to a long list of merits

Emsisoft Anti-Malware earns itself another AV-Test seal. This time for it’s efficiency when run on the Windows platform.

Emsisoft News [Aug, 1, 2016]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 11.10 released

Version is a minor release that adds improvements in usability, compatibility and stability.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Jul, 28, 2016]

Emsisoft wins another VB100 award

Emsisoft Anti-Malware has won another VB100 Award in Virus Bulletin’s Comparative Tests.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jul, 20, 2016]

Free decryption keys for CryptXXX Ransomware

BleepingComputer has long been working on helping users effected by CryptXXX Ransomware. This week, they published an article uncovering a bug on the CryptXXX ransomware’s payment server where victims are logging in and receiving their decryption key for free.

Emsisoft News [Jul, 18, 2016]

Computer Protection Software, made in: the world.

Like most founders of the early consumer software era, Christian Mairoll didn’t have a direct intention to start a career in information security. Yet, at sixteen, he encountered a problem. The solution? Emsisoft Anti-Malware. What began as an attempt to understand the first trojans became a global network of employees and a trusted anti-virus solution.

Security Knowledge [Jul, 12, 2016]

Pokemon GO: giving hackers direct access to your phone

Pokemon Go has taken over cities worldwide, but has it also given hackers access to take over your phone?

Security Knowledge [Jul, 7, 2016]

The malware landscape has shifted – These online threats are waiting for you in 2016

Cybercrime has not been deterred by modern security methods. With data being held for ransom and banking fraud running rampant, individual users are at a greater risk than ever.

Emsisoft News [Jul, 1, 2016]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 11.9 released

Version is a minor release that adds improvements in usability, compatibility and stability.