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.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 26, 2016]

Hacked abandoned webservers: The invisible helpers for malware authors

Abandoned websites have become the breeding ground for malware injection and ransomware infection. Users and admins alike, here’s what you need to know.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 16, 2016]

The Twelve Scams of Christmas

Emsisoft has your back this holiday season with a list of the top 12 scams to look out for this Christmas and how to recognise them.

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.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 15, 2016]

Biggest data breach ever reported hits 1 billion Yahoo accounts

Yahoo has yet again reported a record-breaking data breach, this time impacting as many as one billion users.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 13, 2016]

Malware in sex toys: How private is your playtime?

The Internet of Things is a growing area that seems to have no boundaries. It was only a matter of time before it would catch up with the sex toy industry. Malware can infect any internet capable device allowing access to the most private details of pleasure seekers.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 10, 2016]

Emsisoft customer stories: When Harry met Ransomware

Meet ‘Harry,’ a 53 year-old working professional who was the victim of a ransomware attack. His story is a perfect example of how with the click of a button 20 years worth of data can simply vanish before your eyes.

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.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 2, 2016]

Gooligan Android malware breaches 1 million Google Play accounts

The largest Google account breach is affecting as many as 13,000 Android users every day. The main objective of the malware is to increase ad revenue for its developers but there are greater implications such as data theft and third-party access to devices.

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.

Security Knowledge [Nov, 17, 2016]

Microsoft calling? Mind the tech support scammer!

Popups on your computer telling you that your computer is infected may not be all that they seem. Many scammers are now using popups to scare users into calling for tech support only to be harassed into purchasing services they don’t need.

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.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Nov, 7, 2016]

Emsisoft Mobile Security 3.0 – malware protection and more for your Android

Emsisoft announces the release of its version 3.0 edition of Emsisoft Mobile Security. Major updates include: streamlined operation without taking up processing power, improved security features and heightened detection capabilities.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Nov, 4, 2016]

The Inside Joke: Ransomware hackers need attention, too

Once again the target of malware developers, our security researchers take on twitter trolls and decrypt your files for free.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Oct, 31, 2016]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware earns Advanced+ rating in AV-Comparatives Performance Test

The Emsisoft team are proud to receive another Advanced+ rating in AV-Comparatives Performance Test.