Emsisoft News [Jan, 29, 2014]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware approda in India!

Grande novità: Emsisoft è ora disponibile in India!  Abbiamo stabilito una nuova partnership con Bastech Systems e con il loro aiuto abbiamo deciso di espandere la sicurezza globalmente ancor di più. Bastech Systems è una soluzione IT della regione dell’Hyderabad che fornisce servizi a clienti dall’India ed altri paesi in tutto il mondo. Il loro lavoro è focalizzato nei […]

Emsisoft News [Jan, 27, 2014]

Best Russian User Artwork selected

During the holiday season, Russian security software community Comss.ru held a “Why Emsisoft is Awesome” drawing contest.  1st place went to Peter Rodionov for his depiction of an Emsisoft warrior scanning the front for malware.  Peter also illustrated an army of Emsisoft soldiers, with grey-bearded General Emsisoft leading the charge! For his impressive creativity, Peter […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Jan, 24, 2014]

Emsisoft’s Malware Digest: Windows Prime Accelerator

As some of you might know, Emsisoft keeps a close watch on the latest malware developments and documents everything we find at our Support Forum.  Since we know that many of our customers simply don’t have the time to scroll through every single forum post, we have decided to start using this blog as place […]

Reviews & Awards [Jan, 15, 2014]

Emsisoft Receives Special Mention in AV-Comparatives’ 2013 Summary Review

Emsisoft received Silver in the “Real-World Protection” category of AV-Comparatives’ 2013 Summary Review. This is a notable achievement for us, especially since 2013 was the very first year we competed.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 5, 2014]

Emsisoft Malware Warning: Yahoo “Malvertisements” Infect 1000s of Users

On January 3rd, independent cyber security company, Fox-IT, released a report revealing that someone had infected Yahoo’s advertising server with malware. Yet to be identified, the attacker loaded the server — which distributes advertisements to hundreds of thousands Yahoo users worldwide — with a slew of “malvertisements” designed to infect computers after a single click.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Jan, 4, 2014]

Emsisoft Leads the Charge Against WoW Malware Engineering

As of January 2nd, administrators on WoW’s support forum, Battle.net, announced that a dangerous Trojan targeting WoW players is circulating the web. Known as Disker or Disker64, the Trojan is spreading by posing as a World of Warcraft add-on from the game’s add-on manager, Curse Client.

Security Knowledge [Jan, 2, 2014]

Protect Your Computer…With Nail Polish?

Good anti-malware software is ultimately good because it operates unobtrusively, and because you the user don’t even really know it’s there…But what about the flashier side of anti-malware?