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Six million Instagram accounts hacked

By Press Release 5 September 2017

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data, says ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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10 Ways to ruin a Cybercriminal's day

By Press Release 3 April 2017

These days, everyone – from the most inexperienced to the most advanced user – takes measures to protect themselves from cybercriminals seeking to compromise or steal information, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa. FULL STORY >

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ESET: 5 things you can monitor with your parental control tool

By Press Release 29 February 2016

One of the biggest concerns parents have about the internet is the kind of websites their children are browsing and the content they may be viewing. In fact, according to an ESET survey, nine out of ten parents are worried about... FULL STORY >

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Haxposure: an emerging threat with important implications

By Staff Writer 4 February 2016

This combination of criminal data theft via hacking and public exposure of internal secrets represents an emerging threat, which ESET has dubbed haxposure. FULL STORY >

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2016: The Security Challenge

By Press Release 20 January 2016

The greatest challenge of 2016 will be to focus on protecting networks, internet access and the way in which devices are interconnected, says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO ESET Southern Africa. FULL STORY >

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ESET launches Smart Security 9 and NOD32 Antivirus 9 in South Africa

By Staff Writer 14 October 2015

ESET has announced the availability of its new security solutions for Windows home users: ESET Smart Security 9 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9. Both have a completely re-engineered user interface and ESET Smart Security 9 features... FULL STORY >

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Business security: Is simpler better?

By Press Release 12 October 2015

While some companies can be pretty strict about their cyber security policies, and risk that at the end of the day this might be counterproductive, others apply more flexible approach FULL STORY >

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5 Systems Admin relationship tips (So you’re on talking terms again)

By Staff Writer 31 July 2015

If you’ve spent much time interacting with system administrators, you know how unlikely it would be for them to host a relationship-fixing TV show. FULL STORY >

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Five ways SME’s can protect themselves from cybercrime this tax season

By Staff Writer 14 July 2015

In a recent uptick in tax identity fraud, criminals have been targeting the HR departments of various companies in order to file fraudulent tax returns, says Carey van Vlaanderen CEO of ESET Southern Africa. FULL STORY >

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A cybersecurity survival guide for small businesses

By Staff Writer 17 June 2015

Carey van Vlaanderen of ESET offers advice on what precautions small businesses should be taking to protect themselves and keep vital data from falling into the wrong hands FULL STORY >

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Ransomware: Don’t pay the cybercriminals says ESET

By Staff Writer 13 May 2015

ESET offers tips on how you can keep your computer protected and avoid supporting cybercrime activities. FULL STORY >

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What is a botnet and how does it spread?

By Staff Writer 9 April 2015

Have you ever seen posts on social networks or emails under your name that you did not send? Is your computer running slowly or do you often find your screen filled with pop ups. FULL STORY >

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Social Media Users Survey

By Staff Writer 3 March 2015

ESET, the pioneers of proactive cyber-protection, has conducted a survey on social media of smartphone usage ahead of the Mobile World Congress with interesting conclusions: almost ten percent of surveyed users had their phone lost or stolen in the last 12 months, 29... FULL STORY >

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Business beware -malware threat increasing

By Staff Writer 16 September 2014

Businesses have been placed on alert that their security measures from a year ago may now be inadequate to deal with this year’s evolving malware attacks. FULL STORY >

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11 simple safety tips to keep shopping safe online

By Staff Writer 11 December 2012

The 2012 holiday season is upon us and digital devices are sure to play a bigger role in the holiday shopping process than ever before. Here are 11 tips for staying safe online, courtesy of ESET. FULL STORY >

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