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Press Releases from MicroWorld Technologies Inc. (56 total)

eScan delights its channel partners with a trip to Pattaya

eScan, one of the leading anti-virus solution developers had launched an offer to reward its channel partners with 2 nights and 3 days trip to Pattaya. The offer was launched exclusively for Southern region and about 70 partners from the region had been to the destination. The 2 Nights/3 Days luxury outing to Pattaya was packed with tranquil sightseeing that included a visit to Coral Island that offers plenty of water

eScan products receive 100% clean certificate from Softpedia

eScan’s Internet Security Suite (ISS) for Windows and eScan’s Anti-Virus (AV) have received the coveted 100% clean certificate from Softpedia among its peers. The tests were conducted on both products in the Softpedia labs in April 2018. The results showed that eScan’s ISS for Windows and eScan’s AV do not contain any form of malware, including but not limited to: spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors. These products were tested thoroughly

eScan’s ISS for Windows achieves VB 100 Test Certificate

eScan has successfully cleared Virus Bulletin’s VB100’s comparative review test for its eScan Internet Security Suite (ISS) for Windows. The test, in February 2018, was conducted on Windows 7 and 10 Professional. eScan Internet Security Suite proved its capability of providing advanced protection against malware listed by WildList Organization with the RAP score of 92.1% and Zero False Positives. Virus Bulletin is a world-renowned independent testing and certification body, in

eScan’s range of products and solutions now available on Government e-Marketpl …

eScan Enterprise Security, as a part of its vision 2020 has announced that their IT security products and solutions will now be available on Government e-Marketplace. This is one such initiative by eScan to ensure that IT security becomes an essential and integral part of every business unit handled by the Government of India. Launched in August 2016, GeM is an online market platform to facilitate procurement of goods and services

eScan establishes its commitment to global standards with ISO Certification

MicroWorld Software Services Pvt. Ltd. has retained its ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 27001 certification by Euro Veritas, a global certification leader. Standing true to its commitment to providing the highest quality products and services, the certification is a significant milestone in the continual efforts to improve and reflects MicroWorld’s ongoing investment in technological advancements and product development. Euro Veritas has audited the company MicroWorld to confirm the determination

Threat Predictions for 2018 by eScan

As we step into the new year, 2018 and embrace the fast-changing digital world, on the behind we leave a trail of 2017 marred with cyber-attacks which have been more sophisticated and lethal in a way that sabotaged many industries to individuals with huge financial loses as well as personal data loss. This raises the bar towards stronger cybersecurity and defense against the growing menace of cyber-attacks, which needs round

eScan retains its Gold Partnership with Microsoft

November 2017: eScan Enterprise Security Solution has once again retained the Microsoft Gold Partnership. eScan has earned the “Gold Certificate” in Microsoft's Partner Program in recognition of its expertise, strategic role and contribution to the security industry. eScan had successfully completed the stringent process of Microsoft to earn the most credible Microsoft Gold Certificate & it is the highest level of Microsoft partnership. For the certification, every participant must enroll a

VB 100 Test establishes eScan’s global standards

eScan has yet again achieved Virus Bulletin’s VB100’s comparative review test certificate for its eScan Internet Security Suite. The test, in October 2017, was conducted on Windows 7 and 10 Professional. eScan Internet Security Suite (ISS) proved its capability of providing advanced protection against malware listed by WildList Organization with the RAP score of 100%. Various kinds of cyber-security incidents have affected many of the large and small IT infrastructures

Phishing: Targeting the two-factor authentication of Malaysian banks

In the past few days, we have been observing phishing spams targeting a host of Malaysian Banks under the garb of tax refunds. Although it is not new for the scammers to host one phishing site which provides a variety of choices for their intended victims. The scammers have targeted the email systems of a well-known health organization in the US and by using an open proxy server accessed the

Bad Rabbit: Another Ransomware getting on the list

In the recent past, numerous Ransomware has been targeting Europe and using various methods, jumped laterally across the networks and propagated to other countries, effectively breaching all geo-political boundaries. A new Ransomware dubbed as Bad Rabbit has been rapidly targeting systems across Europe and following the footsteps of WannaCry and NotPetya. However, unlike WannaCry, Bad Rabbit does not use Eternal Blue for spreading laterally, but uses Mimikatz to extract the credentials

Rogue WIFI Hotspots

India offers two types of WIFI access free metered access which requires the users to register and second are those hot-spots which do not have any password. Some of these are Government initiatives like the one in Mumbai is “Aaple_Sarkar_Mum-WIFI”, while Google in conjunction with Indian Railways is offering free WIFI services at Railway stations across India. Furthermore, Coffee Shops, Bookstores and Hotels have also been providing free WIFI access.

Chinese phones are a hazard for India

According to the Government of India, mobile phones particularly smartphones are playing a crucial role in achieving the goals of Digital India and have achieved a penetration of 65-75 percent. Indian Cellular Association (ICA), a body of mobile handset companies operating in India; has mentioned that the mobile handset industry is "deeply cognizant" of the security requirements of the nation. About 54% of the Indian smartphone market has been cornered

eScan recognized as the fastest growing Youth Brand

eScan IT security solution received the 6th Brand Slam Award as the fastest growing youth brand in India, at the 6th Indira Brand Slam 2017, annual marketing gathering. The 6th Indira Brand Slam is presented by Indira Group & CMO Asia and endorsed by World Federation of Marketing Professionals & World Sustainability. The event every year attracts stalwarts from corporate world like Cisco Systems India, Panasonic, India, Bajaj Corporation Ltd.

eScan launches new TSPM Technology to block RDP hacking attacks

With the growing complexity of cyber-attacks, enterprises are spending millions to avoid cyber-crime. However, due to bad security practices such as usage of elementary passwords for system access creates most vulnerable opportunity for cybercriminals. In such scenarios, cyber criminals use brute force attack to take control of a network. Based on “National Exposure Index” report by Rapid7, 73% of Indian RDP servers are exposed to brute-force attacks and ranks 18th

CAA makes it mandatory to verify SSL issued

CAA – Certification Authority Authorization As on September 8th 2017, it is now mandatory for the Certifying Authorities to verify the CAA record before issuing the SSL Certificate as directed by Certification Authority Authorization. The sole purpose is to tackle the menace of Fraudulent SSL Certificate generation. CAA standard has been defined in RFC6844 What is CAA? Certification Authority Authorization(CAA) is an Industry Standard, which allows the Domain Owners to specify which Certifying

eScan observes new variants of Locky Ransomware

To proliferate ransomware, cyber criminals often employ spam emails (infectious attachments), unofficial software download sources, trojans, and fake software updates. eScan’s research team has found out that there are two new variants of Locky Ransomware which add .diablo6 or .lukitus as file extensions to the encrypted files. For past few months Locky had gone dark but now in past couple of days, it has reared its ugly head. Locky was

eScan Internet Security Suite ranked as the best by VB 100

eScan, Total Security has achieved Virus Bulletin’s VB100’s comparative review test certificate for its eScan Internet Security Suite. The test, in June 2017, was conducted on Windows 7 and 10 Professional. eScan Internet Security Suite proved its capability of providing advanced protection against malware listed by WildList Organization with the RAP score of 100%. Virus Bulletin is a world-renowned independent testing and certification body, in testing, reviewing and benchmarking security solutions

Ms. Shweta Thakare to lead Government & PSU business in eScan

eScan Enterprise Security, as part of its vision 2020, has announced Ms. Shweta Thakare – Senior AVP – to spearhead the Government and PSU business acquisition in India. She will be handling this role in addition to her present responsibilities of business development for Europe, APAC and SAARC markets. As a key member of eScan management team, she has been instrumental in successfully handling many initiatives instrumental to revenue growth. Ms

eScan reaches out to its channel partners with its Vision 2020

eScan – Total Security Solution, inaugurated its Vision 2020 road map at New Delhi, amidst leading channel partners from north India with a pledge to achieve the leadership position in India by 2020. The event was held in association with KK Software, eScan’s national distributor for its AV SKU product. This event was held at Radisson Blu, New Delhi on 22nd July, 2017. The event was inaugurated by lighting the

eScan’s Corporate 360 bags AV Comparatives’ “Real World” Protection Test …

eScan - the Enterprise Security Solution provider has received the most sought after AV-Comparatives’ “Real World” Protection Test certification for eScan Corporate 360. The test was conducted for February - June 2017 period, eScan Corporate 360 successfully cleared the stringent test by providing advanced level protection against malwares and malicious sites for PCs and laptops. The “Real World” Protection test by AV Comparatives evaluated the real-time protection capabilities with standard default

R.K. Balu joins eScan as Zonal Manager – South India Region

eScan Anti-Virus, announced the appointment of Mr R.K.Balu as its Zonal Manager for the south India region. He will be responsible for channel sales & business expansion of retail and SMB products. He will be working closely with Mr Rahul Joshi, AVP, Channel Sales, for expanding eScan brand and channel network. Balu brings with him an expertise of over 23 years in the anti-virus, software and IT hardware distribution industry.

Rahul Joshi (Ex Quick Heal) joins eScan as AVP Channel Sales

eScan Anti-Virus, announced the appointment of Rahul Joshi as its AVP (Channel Sales) for India. He will be responsible for sales, operations & business expansion of retail and SMB products in India. He will be working closely with the senior management to strengthen & widen the eScan brand presence across India. Rahul brings with him a rich experience of over 15 years in IT channel sales for anti-virus products. He is

eScan’s Corporate 360 receives the AV Comparitives’ Performance Test Certifi …

eScan - the Enterprise Security Solution providers has bagged the coveted AV-Comparatives’ Performance Test certification for its enterprise security product eScan Corporate 360 with enterprise mobility management solution and Hybrid Network Support. The results reinstated that eScan Corporate 360 scored the best with 99.1 in File copying, Archiving/Unarchiving, Installing/Uninstalling applications, Launching Applications, Downloading files and Browsing Websites. eScan’s range of security solutions has always been stood out due to the

Fireball – the inferno within

There are very few countries which emanate threats globally, with China being one of them. Fireball is a legitimate software since it is digitally signed by the very organization which has developed it, however it also bundles up malicious binaries and browser extensions. Traditionally, ad-wares were never considered to be malicious, since their sole intention was to redirect traffic and bombard the user with advertisements, and furthermore, these ad-wares were

Mr. Govind Rammurthy receives the coveted “Top Rated CEO” by Owler

with the “Top Rated CEO” by Owler amongst select 1000 peers worldwide. Owler, one of the fastest growing aggregators of corporate news and business insights worldwide has initiated the rating of business leadership through evaluation of 167, 000 business leaders globally across industry verticals. Owler is one of the world’s largest community-based business insights research platform that captures the business insights from organizations globally. This is an initiative by Owler

More than 70 Countries affected by WannaCry Ransomware – eScan customers are p …

WannaCry is also known as WannaCrypt WanaCrypt0r 2.0, Wanna Decryptor has affected more than 70 countries in an unprecedented attack which was launched on 12th May 2017. Very recently Shadow brokers had leaked the US Spy agencies hacking tools and vulnerabilities and one of them was Eternal Blue exploit which relied on a SMB Exploit to hack into other connected / networked PCs in a network. It is a common knowledge that

Banks are boosting investment in cyber security

Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) sector are gearing up to beef up security systems, since the rise of mobile banking trends are putting IT infrastructure at growing risk. Security investment is now a high priority for retail banking sector. Currently 64% of banks agree to the growing investment on improved and stronger IT security irrespective of the size of the organizations, their top management and even their customer database. Inspite

eScan warns about Kelihos

Kelihos botnet was first discovered in 2010 and since then it has been taken-down by various entities a number of times, however it has always managed to surfaced back. Kelihos is a spam-bot which has a very unique hybrid peer-to-peer structure, wherein all the bots communicate with the Command and Control Servers by routing the requests through other nodes in the botnet and they themselves have the capability to function as

eScan receives AV-Test Certification for its Mac OS X security product

eScan’s security solution for Mac OS X, eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac, has bagged the latest AV-Test certification by proving itself 100% effective against new and emerging harmful malware attacks, on the popular Macintosh computers made by Apple Inc. AV-TEST, an independent research center, conducted the test during August 2014. The AV-TEST Institute is a leading independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research. The aim of

JP Morgan Chase Hack Attack – The Analysis

Not just JP Morgan Chase, but at least four other banks were struck by hackers in a series of well-planned and coordinated attacks recently. This was according to the people briefed on an ongoing investigation into the perpetrated crimes. The hackers not just infiltrated the networks of the banks but also successfully siphoned off with Gigabytes of data, including the savings and checking account information. Normally, when we analyze any hack

eScan Alerts of the New Malware Targeting Online Banking Customers

one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, alerts online banking users about the latest HijackRAT and Emotet malware that are posing threat to online banking customers by stealing their sensitive information. Recently, researchers have discovered a new Android malware named HijackRAT, which is capable of stealing personal information such as banking credentials and login details of the infected users. It also allows hackers to easily get the remote

eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security rated Top Security Product by …

Proved effective against new malwares and False Alarm rates eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has bagged the Advanced+ rating by AV-Comparatives for their latest home user product, eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security. AV-Comparatives, an independent not-for-profit organization offers systematic testing to check whether IT security software lives up to its promises. It creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing by using one of

eScan announces exciting offers for its channel partners

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has announced attractive offers for its channel partners. These lucrative offers are valid on new purchases within the period of June 01, 2014 till September 30, 2014. Esteemed eScan channel partners pan India can participate in the offer and earn attractive rewards. eScan Monsoon Delight Offer is designed exclusively for SOHO and SMB Channel partners in India. For SOHO channel

eScan Unveils Range of Advanced Products for Enterprise Security

Takes a Big Step in the Enterprise Security Market… eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has introduced three new lines of corporate products, all of which have cloud integration and support for hybrid networks – eScan Corporate 360, New eScan Corporate Edition (with Hybrid Network Support) and eScan Endpoint Security (with Hybrid Network Support). The launch of this new range of advanced products is a significant

eScan Launches a unique online tool to identify Heartbleed bug affected websites

Helps in identifying the vulnerable sites to the users eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers has launched an online tool to identify the latest vulnerability, Heartbleed bug which has been creating chaos in the cyber security landscape. This tool introduced by eScan can be used by IT users to check whether the website they are browsing is affected with the Heartbleed bug or not and can

eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security proves 100% effective against …

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has bagged the AV-Test certification for their Home user product, eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security, for the tests conducted in January and February 2014. The AV-TEST certification acknowledges supportive and effective antivirus products that offer performance which adds to setting up existing standards in the field of IT security and technology. eScan range of security solutions have been

eScan securing IT Infrastructure of Bajaj Electricals since last 7 years

Implementation of eScan resulted in reducing the outbreaks and saving 90% time of employees eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has been successfully securing the end-points of Bajaj Electricals Limited (BEL), since last 7 years. BEL is the leading electrical equipment manufacturing company that has diversified interests in lighting, luminaires, appliances, fans, and engineering projects. The area of concern for Bajaj Electricals was manageability of its

eScan Warns Online Banking Users on Email Phishing Scams

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution provider warns the IT users who take benefit of Online banking services about the email phishing scams wherein customers are asked to update their bank details. Phishing emails are probably one of the most used methods in luring users into downloading malware. They are even used to extract important information from unsuspecting users. Recently, these attacks are becoming more specific in

eScan Warns ICICI Online Banking Users on Email Phishing Scam

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution provider warns ICICI Online banking users about the email phishing scam that asks them to update their ICICI bank details. Phishing emails are probably one of the most used methods in luring users into downloading malware or it could be used to extract important information from unsuspecting users. Recently, these attacks are becoming more specific in nature. Extra care and attention

eScan Announces Exclusive Channel Scheme ‘Jai Ho’ on its Cloud Security SOHO …

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has announced a special scheme - ‘Jai Ho Offers’ for its esteemed channel partners. This exclusive scheme is valid on the purchase of eScan with Cloud Security (SOHO) from February 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. eScan channel partners pan India can participate in the scheme and earns attractive rewards. eScan’s ‘Jai Ho Offer’ is a lucrative scheme designed with

eScan to strengthen its business in Philippines

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers announces the opening of eScan Philippines as a step-ahead to strengthen its business in the Philippines. eScan has opened its Philippines office with an aim to ensure benefit of local distribution of eScan range of products and support to the channels partners and customers, thus enhancing its position in the Philippines market. This will also help enhance the brand’s reach

Peninsula Builders Secure their IT Network against Virus Outbreak and Data Loss …

Peninsula Land Limited, known for its concept based architectures in the commercial, retail and residential sectors of international repute secures their IT infrastructure through eScan Corporate Edition. Using this solution, Peninsula Land has been able to secure their sensitive data and IT infrastructure across all their offices. Peninsula Land expertise in real estate and wanted a comprehensive Security Suite to overcome several loopholes that were discovered in their IT infrastructure

eScan to Continue Providing Signature Updates for Windows XP

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, will continue to provide virus signature updates and continue anti-malware support for the Operating System, even after Microsoft withdraws support for Windows XP. Windows XP is a highly accepted OS and holds a third of the market share. Microsoft had extended the life-cycle of Windows XP twice due to users’ demand of not moving away from it. Recently, Microsoft announced

eScan to strengthen its business in Philippines

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers announces the opening of eScan Philippines as a step-ahead to strengthen its business in the Philippines. eScan has opened its Philippines office with an aim to ensure benefit of local distribution of eScan range of products and support to the channels partners and customers, thus enhancing its position in the Philippines market. This will also help enhance the brand’s reach

eScan Awarded VB100 Certification in Virus Bulletin Comparative Review

eScan, one of the leading Anti‐Virus and Content Security Solution providers has been honored with the VB100 certification after being tested on Windows XP Professional SP3. The comparative review results have been published in April 2013. VB100 certification is granted to products that meet the basic standards required to be recognized as legitimate and properly functioning anti‐malware solutions. The comparative review tests amalgamated speed and overhead measurements and the products ‘RAP’

eScan appoints Akshara Enterprises as Distributor to handle Government Business …

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, has appointed Akshara Enterprises, the leading dealers in Hyderabad, as its distributor for handling Government Business in Andhra Pradesh. The alliance will allow both the brands to scale new challenges and ensure security to the IT Infrastructure of the state government. eScan, with its nationwide strong presence is committed to enhance business opportunities and deliver innovative security solutions that facilitate

eScan announces multiple SKUs of its product range to enhance end-user experienc …

Mumbai, June 10, 2013: eScan, one of the leading Anti‐Virus and Content Security Solution provider now boosts of their multiple SKUs (Stock Keeping Units) for their SOHO product range that will now enable end‐users to select eScan product as per their needs in terms of users and required license period. A multi‐faceted product range as mentioned will help eScan partners to provide a wider range of users along with multi‐year license.

eScan to unveil its Mac Edition at MACUL Conference 2012

Michigan, USA, February 28, 2012: eScan, the leading Security Solution provider and the World’s first Real-time Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution developer will be announcing its Mac Edition at the MACUL Conference 2012. The 36th annual conference of MACUL will be held at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids during March 8-9, 2012. Michigan is said to have more number of educational institutes as compared to that in the entire USA. It

AV Comparatives gives highest Certification to eScan

MicroWorld’s eScan has done it again. The comprehensive security solution that combines AntiVirus, AntiSpam and Content Security has again been certified “Advanced+” - the highest certification in on-demand detection tests conducted by AV Comparatives. AV Comparatives is a very reputed and respected Malware test lab based in Austria. The tests were conducted to evaluate the on-demand detection performance of 16 AntiVirus solutions in the market. Based on the results, eScan was

MicroWorld to exhibit Security Solutions at the RSA Conference 2008

The advanced Security Solutions provider MicroWorld Technologies will be taking part in the most awaited information security event of the year, the RSA Conference 2008, to be held at the Moscone Center, San Francisco on April 7-11. MicroWorld will be located at booth no. 2719. Reputed as a comprehensive, unbiased conference, the event has exhibitors ranging from national and international manufacturers, Solution Providers, VARs, Consultants and System Integrators. The conference provides

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