Category Archives: Emsisoft News

Emsisoft News, Enterprise, Product [Mar, 30, 2017]

New in 2017.3: Improved protection, scan of removable drives, and more

The Emsisoft 2017.3 product update brings improvements to block new malware- and ransomware-behavior, an improved surf protection to block malware- and phishing-hosts, and a scan option when connecting new USB devices.

Emsisoft News [Mar, 13, 2017]

Team up for better surf protection: Online and in the water

Emsisoft proudly announces the launch of their surf protection campaign with Surf Life Saving New Zealand.

Emsisoft News [Mar, 8, 2017]

Behind the scenes: Surf protection drones in action

Go behind the scenes of Emsisoft’s surf protection trial at Manganui Beach, and find out how drones and GPS drifters provide crucial data to protect surfers.

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 News, Security Knowledge [Feb, 17, 2017]

Emsisoft reverses and decrypts Hermes ransomware in real-time

Emsisoft CTO and Head of our Malware Research Lab, Fabian Wosar, cracks Hermes Ransomware by attacking the encryption generator.

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.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Feb, 7, 2017]

AV-Comparatives names Emsisoft Anti-Malware top-rated product of the year!

AV-Comparatives’ annual summary names Emsisoft Top-Rated product of 2016 for file detections and low-system impact.

Emsisoft News, Product [Feb, 1, 2017]

Introducing: Emsisoft product updates and new versioning scheme (2017.1)

Introducing a simplified versioning scheme and all the new features for Emsisoft’s Windows protection products in January 2017.

Emsisoft News, Update EAM [Jan, 3, 2017]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 12.2 released

Version 12.2.0.7060 is a minor release that adds improvements in usability, compatibility and stability

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 [Dec, 15, 2016]

Emsisoft joins global fight against ransomware criminals

Emsisoft joins the No More Ransom Project as associate partner to provide decryption tools and support law enforcement to bring down cyber criminals.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Dec, 7, 2016]

VB100 results award Emsisoft high detection with no false positives

Emsisoft Anti-Malware has won another VB100 Award in Virus Bulletin’s Comparative Tests. This time for it’s performance on Windows10 64-bit.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Dec, 1, 2016]

NEW: Emsisoft Emergency Kit 12 – Dual-engine tools for double the cleaning

Emsisoft announces the release of Emsisoft Emergency Kit Version 12. Updated features include an improved scanning engine and an updated user interface.

Emsisoft News, Update EAM [Nov, 30, 2016]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet Security 12.1 released

Version 12.1.0.6970 is a minor release that adds improvements in usability, compatibility and stability

Emsisoft News [Nov, 28, 2016]

Emsisoft – Surfing the waves of danger

In November 2016, Emsisoft and Surf Life Saving New Zealand announced a joint project to keep swimmers safe. As drowning deaths escalate worldwide, this internationally-focused research hopes to influence water safety authorities globally. Today the project launched on the nearshore of Mt Maunganui, New Zealand, with the deployment of our drones and drifters to map water currents and rip behaviour.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Nov, 16, 2016]

When the tables turn and hackers cry for help

Once again Fabian Wosar, security researcher and head of Emsisoft Lab is the target of ransomware developers. Only this time, the hackers need his help.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Nov, 15, 2016]

Emsisoft products proven 100% effective in AVLab study

Though only live for a few weeks, version 12 of our internet security products are already top-rated performers as demonstrated in AVLabs most recent test.