ESET NOD32 ANTIVIRUS

The legendary ESET NOD32 Antivirus has been specifically coined to provide proactive computer protection and internet security in terms of Smart Detection, Small System Footprint and Advanced Manageability

ESET SMART SECURITY

Award-winning ThreatSense technology uses multiple layers of threat detection to deliver the most effective protection possible against new attacks.

ESET MOBILE SECURITY

Want even more control over your phone and an extra level of protection to give you peace of mind? Stay connected without worry safeguarded by a raft of premium features. Enjoy surfing on the go and downloading apps while safeguarded by proven antivirus.

ESET CYBER SECURITY

Yes, your Mac is a safe platform with a strong security record, but Mac viruses and other cyber attacks still pose an ongoing threat. ESET Cyber Security protects you from these threats so you can explore the web with confidence.

ESET PROTECTS

ESET is a pioneer in the Antivirus industry for over 25 years and has a long track record of high performance.Our unified scanning core supports a breadth of operating systems and platforms with products that have earned an array of awards and accolades.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Who do you trust to protect your digital world



ESET Nod32 Solutions, the digital protection provider, brings you its flagship online security products, ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
 
As the number of social media threats continue to grow exponentially in the world, profile cloning and hacking is now an everyday reality, making the need for social media security no longer a ‘nice to have’ but a necessity. Web users now expect to be able to browse their social network(s) of choice in safety, irrespective of platform or device.

Our use of the web, mobile and social platforms continues to grow, and as such, cybercriminals are capitalizing on the opportunity to spread undetectable malware that puts personal information and online identities at risk. Our technology has been built to allow web users to enjoy the benefits of exploring the web freely, with the added peace of mind that hidden malware can be easily detected and dealt with before it becomes a threat.

Features such as the Social Media Scanner and the Exploit Blocker allows for consumers to protect not just themselves from potential threats, but also their friends and followers when using popular social media sites and apps such as Facebook and Twitter.

Security features include:
· Social Media Scanner: this app extends your security to Facebook and Twitter. On Facebook, it protects your timeline, messages and newsfeed as well as your friends’ timelines. On Twitter, it protects your proļ¬le and posts from those you are following.

· Exploit Blocker adds another layer of protection against new and undiscovered malware to get one step closer to attackers. Exploit Blocker monitors the behaviour of processes, watching for suspicious activity typically associated with exploits. Once triggered, the threat is analysed and if considered suspicious the threat will be immediately blocked.

· Advanced Memory Scanner works alongside the Exploit Blocker to help protect against malware actively trying to evade detection. The scanner detects malware or viruses that would otherwise go undetected by the other security technologies on your PC or mobile device.

· Vulnerability Shield acts as an extension of the Personal Firewall in ESET Smart Security, it operates on the network level and protects against misuse of known vulnerabilities in the network.

Both, ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security are officially certified for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. To download the new version 7 products and to find out more on the new technology and core features, visit ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security product pages.

About ESET Nod32 Solutions
ESET is a global provider of security software for enterprises and consumers we are dedicated to delivering instant, comprehensive protection against evolving computer security threats. ESET’s products rank among the world’s most advanced security solutions, proven by multiple prestigious awards. ESET NOD32 Antivirus consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types of comparative testing, and is the heart of the virus and spyware detection in ESET Smart Security.

ESET Smart Security is an integrated antivirus, antispyware, anti-spam and personal firewall solution that combines accuracy, speed and an extremely small system footprint to create the most effective security solution in the industry. Both products have an extremely efficient code base, allowing faster scanning that doesn’t slow down computers or networks. 




Tuesday, September 9, 2014

PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST CLOUD SERVICE LEAKS

 An internet-wide newsbreak regarding anonymous hackers who obtained explicit photos of various Hollywood celebrities, including many A-listers like Jennifer Lawrence, and then publicised this material on the Internet, made the headlines recently.

According to experts these leaks are not new; however, this particular incident was on a massive scale. From the very beginning there was an assumption that perhaps some photos were stolen directly from celebrities’ accounts in the Apple’s iCloud. Is this possible? If so, what can be done to avoid the theft?

To avoid possible issues with private data leaks via computers, mobile devices or cloud services, Security Researchers recommend the following measures;

1. Use strong passwords, unique to each account.

2. Use endpoint security solutions to protect your devices, because every device is a gateway to your cloud storage.

3. Enable and use two-factor authentication services whenever available.

4. Sort out which information should or should not be stored in the cloud. Your most sensitive information – whether relating to your personal or professional life – should never be trusted to the cloud.

5. It’s easy for a mobile device to be lost or stolen, so make sure the device itself has no sensitive data stored on it. If this is impossible, make sure there is appropriate encryption in place.

6. If you’re about to store highly sensitive information (including photos and videos), double check that your device doesn’t automatically upload data into the cloud.

7. Before sharing your personal data or allowing someone to take a picture of you, make sure that the other device is sufficiently secure to keep your private data safe from inadvertent exposure.
This alleged incident proves that privacy is increasingly fragile nowadays, for celebs as well as business operators. Although cloud-based file storage services have long been popular among Internet users, the indisputable convenience of such services is at least partly offset by some significant risks.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Africa: Cyber Threats



An online security company, conducted research into the evolution of IT threats in 2013 using information from various security network cloud services. From the results, the cyber security company found that Middle East, Turkey and Africa experienced around 50% Year-on-Year growth of IT-related security incidents. 

In South Africa, the numbers from the survey indicate that there were at least 3.9-million online threats detected in 2013, while 36.8% of users were affected by an online threat. In terms of local threats, 26.2% of South Africans were affected by 17.6-million local threats.
According to the research, the picture is slightly better in Nigeria. While 3% of malicious apps and programs in Africa originate from Nigeria, only 20.3% of users were affected from 3.6-million local threats. In terms of international threats reaching Nigeria, 42.5% of users were affected.

“In Africa in the last year antivirus products such as ESET Nod32 antivirus neutralized more than 214-million cyber-crime attacks and infections on user devices compared to 140-million in 2012. According to research, the main sources of threats are still networks and removable media such as USB drives and DVDs,” explained the experts.

In Kenya, 42% of users were affected by 2.1-million attacks, but 23.7% of users were saved from infection by ESETproducts as 9.8-million attacks were blocked.

According to online security experts, the largest problem in Africa is Algeria. “Algeria appears to have the highest internet-borne incident rate in the region with 21.7-million incidents affection 39% of users in the country. Algeria also has the highest number of local incidents with 32.5-million blocked attacks involving 46% of users. But Sudan holds the highest rate for users affected by local threats at 57.9-million,” experts explained.

Other countries include,


Morocco
Online threat detections: 5.2-million
Users affected: 49.2%
Local threat detections: 22.9-million
Users affected: 31.7%

Libya
Online threat detections: 2.7-million
Users affected: 50.6%
Local threat detections: 6.8-million
Users affected: 37.4%

Egypt
Online threat detections: 5.9-million
Users affected: 51.3%
Local threat detections: 22.6-million
Users affected: 27.2%

Tunisia
Online threat detections: 3.2-million
Users affected: 50%
Local threat detections: 8-million
Users affected: 37.3%

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

WE HAVE MOVED!!!



It's with great pleasure that we inform you of changes in our premises. To enable us serve you better, we have moved our offices from Complex plaza Limuru road to TRV office Plaza, 58 Muthithi Road, Westlands.


Monday, February 3, 2014

Ebay and PayPal hacked

The group of hackers Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has monopolized the attention of the media, the hacking team has practically hit every possible target within government organizations, big enterprises and media agencies. The list of victims is very crowded, last in order of time were CNN and Microsoft.

Today hackers of Syrian Electronic Army hacked PayPal and Ebay, the group modified the DNS records of ebay.co.uk and paypal.co.uk defacing their websites. SEA was able to hack into The Domain Registry of Paypal and Ebay which is Managed by Mark Monitor.

The hackers have condemned the decision of the PayPal company to discriminate Syrian citizens:


 
The attack hasn’t caused any data breach, the hackers haven’t targeted specific PayPal profiles, but they limited their offensive to a demonstrative act to protest against the PayPal company.
The screenshot posted in the tweet revealed that the hackers accessed the Admin panel to edit the DNS information of the targeted websites.


According first information available on the attack, the Syrian Electronic Army has compromised the Mark Monitor account of Ebay and hacked the email account belonging to Paul Whitted, Sr. Manager, Site Engineering Center at eBay and posted screenshot of the internal communications.
It is still not clear how the Syrian Electronic Army hacked the account, at the time of writing this post both websites were restored to normal.


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