ESET launches ESET Secure Authentication in South Africa

ESET, the leader in proactive digital protection, has announced the general availability of ESET Secure Authentication, a two-factor authentication (2FA) software solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
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SA users warned: 6.5m LinkedIn passwords hacked

According to a recent Mashable report, poor security practice at LinkedIn allowed for hackers to successfully access the passwords of more than 6.5 million account holders. These passwords showed up on a Russian forum in SHA-1 (hashed) format to prove that the hackers had indeed succeeded in penetrating LinkedIn.

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Malicious worm spreading through Skype IM

South Africans are warned to exercise caution when using Skype as they may fall victim to a recent campaign started by cyber-criminals aimed at spreading malicious malware.

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Instagram vulnerability: private info at risk

Are you one of the 50-million users of Instagram, the photo-sharing service bought by Facebook in April for $1 billion? If so you need to look out for an Instagram update to fix a vulnerability that has just been published by Spanish security researcher Sebastián Guerrero.

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ESET Southern Africa supplies ESET internet security to 18 African countries, including the  flagship products – ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

Our vision is to be the leading provider of antivirus and related security solutions in Africa.

Our mission is to provide the best of breed innovative products and the highest quality of service, while attracting and developing exceptional people.

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Telephone: 0860 ESET SA (373 872)

Fax: +27 21 689 1151


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Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET SA

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