Category Archives: Slovakia

Press Releases & News from Slovakia distributed via EuropaWire

ESET: cyber-criminals exploited known vulnerability in Microsoft IIS 6.0 to install modified Monero mining software

BRATISLAVA, 03-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leading global cyber security company, has discovered a new threat whereby attackers infected vulnerable Windows web servers with a malicious cryptocurrency miner in order to mine Monero – a newer cryptocurrency alternative to Bitcoin. … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

ESET to build new company headquarters on site of the former military hospital at Patronka in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a leader in cybersecurity, has today announced its plans to build state of the art new company headquarters on the nine hectare site of the former military hospital at Patronka, close to Forest Park, Bratislava. … Read the full press release

Inaugural Tech and Tennis Day by ESET and Tennis Canada To Happen In August at the Rogers Cup

BRATISLAVA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to be taking centre court this summer thanks to a new agreement to serve as the official software security partner of Canada’s top tennis tournament, Rogers Cup presented … Read the full press release

ESET observed yet another of Sednit’s phishing emails in action

BRATISLAVA, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Sednit group is back on the radar after alleged interference with the French elections.  ESET researchers have observed another one of their phishing emails in action – this time using a recently mediatized missile strike … Read the full press release

Leading European-based IT security company ESET opens office in the Bavarian capital Munich

BRATISLAVA, 19-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and leading European-based IT security company, has just opened a brand new office in Germany, in downtown Munich. While ESET’s regional center for German speaking countries (DACH – Germany, Austria, … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to attend the informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA, 27-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will participate in the informal meeting of the European Union Defence Ministers in Bratislava, on Tuesday 27 September 2016. During his visit to Bratislava, Mr. Stoltenberg will also meet … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to build new National Football Stadium with more than 22,000 seats in Bratislava

UEFA Category 4 stadium with more than 22,000 seats Contract value: € 50 million Completion in 2018 BRATISLAVA, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG SE, the European technology group for construction services, has been commissioned by the investor NFŠ a.s. to … Read the full press release

Enel Produzione S.p.A. sells 50% of Slovak Power Holding BV to EP Slovakia BV

ROME, 29-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. announces that the subsidiary Enel Produzione S.p.A. (“Enel Produzione”) today closed the disposal to EP Slovakia BV (“EP Slovakia”), a subsidiary of Energetický a prumyslový holding a.s. (“EPH”), of 50% of Slovak Power Holding BV (“HoldCo”), … Read the full press release

ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server receives its second VBSpam+ award in a row

BRATISLAVA, 26-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Virus Bulletin, a leading independent testing authority, has completed its VBSpam Comparative Review for June. The review reconfirmed that ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server remains a market leading choice for spam filtering, receiving its second VBSpam+ … Read the full press release

ESET Remote Administrator becomes available for the Microsoft Azure marketplace

BRATISLAVA, 26-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announced the launch of ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) Virtual Machine® for Microsoft Azure. The product enables IT administrators to drill-down into endpoint security … Read the full press release

ESET® partners with Pixel Federation to bring ESET brand onto the smash-hit railway tycoon game TrainStation – The Game on Rails

Bratislava, Slovakia, 25-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, has teamed up with Slovak game developer Pixel Federation to bring the ESET brand onto the tracks of the smash-hit railway tycoon game … Read the full press release

ESET: Scam campaign on Facebook steals the social network users’ payment card details

Bratislava, 07-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET researchers have spotted a scam campaign on Facebook that steals the social network users’ payment card details. Instead of buying luxury sunglasses at a 90% discount, shoppers might end up victims of a payment card … Read the full press release

Decisions taken on Národná banka Slovenska’s 23rd meeting of 2015

Bratislava, Slovak Republic,  18-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (15 December) held its 23rd meeting of 2015, which was chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor. The Bank Board of NBS took note of NBS’s … Read the full press release

ESET® announces global availability of its ESET Parental Control for Android app

Brand new, child-friendly ESET Parental Control for Android app is now available worldwide. Bratislava, 19-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global pioneer in IT security for more than two decades, today announces the global availability of its ESET Parental Control for Android app, … Read the full press release

AV-Comparatives Parental Control Reviews: ESET Smart Security given the Approved Parental Control Product award for its list of functionalities

Bratislava, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, published its in-depth Parental Control Reviews this week, in which it assesses the main features and the ability of solutions to keep unwanted content from kids’ eyes on their Windows computers. … Read the full press release

ESET acquires data encryption company DESlock from its former management and Shackleton Ventures Investment Company

After years of successful partnership within the ESET Technology Alliance, UK-based company joins ESET to provide its solution as part of ESET’s broad portfolio to business customers. Bratislava, 28-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET®, a global leader in IT security for more than … Read the full press release

Slovakia Prime Minister Fico opened two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske

The Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, opened on the 9th September two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske in Slovakia. Hørsholm, Denmark, 16-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The capacity of the factory, Partizánske Building Components-SK s.r.o., has been … Read the full press release

MOL Group’s Slovnaft invested EUR 300 million in new facility for the production of low density polyethylene – LDPE4

More than EUR 300 million have been invested by Slovnaft in the new production unit and its components Low density polyethylene production capacity will reach 220,000 tons per annum The contractor was a Maire Tecnimont Group, Italy After successful technology … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group’s SmarDTV provides Slovakia’s largest multimedia operator SmarCAM-3.5 CI Plus conditional access module to access its Pay-TV services

Cheseaux, Switzerland, 11-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company, today announced that DIGI Slovakia, a subsidiary of Slovak Telekom and the country’s largest multimedia operator, offering services based on Cable, Satellite, OTT and IPTV in Slovakia, is set to … Read the full press release

MOL Group completed the acquisition of ENI´s Czech and Slovak downstream business including retail network under Agip brand

MOL Group has successfully acquired 125 Agip service stations in Czech Republic and 41 service stations in Slovakia from ENI Retail network expansion confirms MOL Group’s leading role in CEE MOL Group’s retail network grows to more than 1900 service … Read the full press release

ESET® Canada research team analyzed a widespread case of ransomware known as TorrentLocker which started spreading in early 2014

ESET researchers have analyzed a broad family of this malware and its modus operandi. Bratislava, Slovakia, 17-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET® research team from Canada has analyzed a widespread case of ransomware generally known as TorrentLocker, which started spreading in early … Read the full press release

ESET listed in Deloitte’s annual Technology Fast 50 in Central Europe report for the 12th time

Bratislava, Slovakia, 28-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, Central Europe-based IT security company has ranked among the fastest growing large tech companies in the region for 12th time in 2014, finds Deloitte in its annual Technology Fast 50 CE report.  With a 274% … Read the full press release

ESET’s Jean-Ian Boutin presented “The Evolution of Webinject” banking trojans at the 24th Virus Bulletin conference in Seattle

Bratislava, Slovakia, 28-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Ian Boutin, researcher from ESET Montreal lab has presented the results of the recent investigation of the webinject-based malware at the 24th Virus Bulletin conference in Seattle. ESET’s Jean-Ian Boutin has been analyzing these types … Read the full press release

ESET researcher explains essential facts about botnets and how to defend against this type of malware on WeLiveSecurity.com

ESET researcher interviewed by WeLiveSecurity.com to explain essential facts about botnets and how to defend against this type of malware. Bratislava, Slovakia, 28-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The number of articles on WeLiveSecurity.com talking about botnet malware is rising every day. Operation … Read the full press release

Slovenského plynárenského priemyslu, a.s. (SPP) bude schopný dodávať plyn aj v prípade obmedzenia dodávok

BRATISLAVA, 15-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Na pôde Slovenského plynárenského priemyslu, a.s. (SPP) dnes predstavitelia SPP a Eustream prezentovali predsedovi vlády SR a ministrovi hospodárstva SR pripravenosť zabezpečiť spoľahlivé dodávky plynu v prípade ich obmedzenia alebo zastavenia. Premiér o toto stretnutie požiadal pre zhoršenie geopolitickej situácie … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and UniCredit Bank Austria AG to provide € 215 million senior facility to refinance Point Park Properties´existing logistics portfolio

Munich/Vienna/Prague/London, 4-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and UniCredit Bank Austria AG have jointly underwritten a € 215 million senior facility to refinance Point Park Properties´ (P3’s) existing logistics portfolio in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The transaction closed … Read the full press release

ESET® launched German edition of its WeLiveSecurity.com site

Global security vendor offers German-speaking countries the benefits of its security news site. Bratislava/Jena,  25-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — IT security provider ESET® today announces the launch of the German edition of its WeLiveSecurity.com site, offering German-speakers access to this world-class security news resource. After months of development, … Read the full press release

Veolia sells 65% stake in Marius Pedersen Group to Entreprenør Marius Pedersens Fond for €240 million

PARIS, 9-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Veolia has signed an agreement with Entreprenør Marius Pedersens Fond (Marius Pedersen Foundation) for the sale of its 65% stake in Marius Pedersen Group, which provides solid waste management services in Denmark, the Czech Republic and … Read the full press release

Swiss National Bank announced the fourth gold agreement between central banks in Europe

Zurich, 19-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss National Bank (SNB), the European Central Bank (ECB), the central banks of the euro area (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain) … Read the full press release