Emsisoft News, Product, Security Knowledge [Feb, 28, 2017]

New in 2017.2: Faster software startup and more

The Emsisoft 2017.2 product update brings speed improvements when restarting the software, better Windows Security Center integration, new scan settings options and more.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Feb, 28, 2017]

Emsisoft feature highlight: Exclusions for scanning and monitoring

Emsisoft’s sophisticated Exclusions feature helps power users and admins to customize monitoring and scanning requirements using wildcards and environmental variables.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Feb, 9, 2017]

HTTPS interception: What Emsisoft customers need to know

We address recent media attention around whether antivirus software poses a threat to users’ safety because it intercepts encrypted HTTPS online traffic, and why Emsisoft customers do not need to worry.

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Emsisoft Lab [Jan, 4, 2017]

Emsisoft Releases Free Decrypter for Globe3 Ransomware

Today, Emsisoft CTO/researcher Fabian Wosar released a new version of the Emsisoft Globe Ransomware Decrypter that can recover files locked by the latest version of this threat that made its presence felt for the first time during the summer of 2016.

Emsisoft Lab [Dec, 30, 2016]

Emsisoft Releases Free Decrypter for OpenToYou Ransomware

Emsisoft researcher Fabian Wosar has created a decrypter for the newly discovered OpenToYou ransomware that will allow infected victims to recover encrypted files without needing to pay a ransom.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Dec, 29, 2016]

2016 Recap: Internet security trends and developments

It was the year when ransomware went from wide spread to epidemic dimensions, but Emsisoft is here to help. Our version 12 protection software series introduced a number of valuable improvements that help you fight all types of malware.

Emsisoft News [Oct, 19, 2016]

New: Emsisoft Anti-Malware 12 – Keeping you safe from ransomware

Emsisoft announces the release of its version 12 protection products series, including Emsisoft Anti-Malware 12 and Emsisoft Internet Security 12. Major news include: Improved Behavior Blocker, Scan Engine and Anti-Malware Network lookups. New, flexible whitelisting feature, optimized notifications and new user interface.

Emsisoft News [Oct, 10, 2016]

Sneak peek on version 12 – Public beta available now

You can install version 12 either by selecting the ‘Beta’ update feed in Settings -> Updates, or by downloading the full installer at our beta test forum.

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?

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.

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.

Security Knowledge [Jun, 28, 2016]

Public Wi-Fi – is it safe?

Free public Wi-Fi offers you quick access to the internet while you’re out and about, but is it safe? Here, the Emsisoft team explores the dangers of public wifi and offers solutions to keep your data safe.

Security Knowledge [Jun, 20, 2016]

Potentially Unwanted Programs slow down your system and can be harmful: Here’s what can you do about it

What is a PUP? The Emsisoft team offers advice to recognize unwanted programs and practical tips on how to remove them.

Security Knowledge [Jun, 17, 2016]

Video: Emsisoft Anti-Malware vs. PUPs

PUPs. The great minds at Emsisoft have not only researched this topic quite intensely in our latest blogpost, we also set up a video for you to review step by step how our Emsisoft Anti-Malware software can protect you from nasty PUPs. So you can now actually sit back and watch some awesome ideas how to get rid of nasty PUPs.

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.

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!

Security Knowledge [Apr, 13, 2016]

Why antivirus uses so much RAM – And why that is actually a good thing!

Learn why freeing RAM doesn’t necessarily speed up your computer. In reality it’s often quite the opposite.