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Eset voted "IT Firm of The Year - 2002" !!!

An independent panel comprised of professional journalists and members of the academia has voted Eset, creator of the critically acclaimed NOD32 Antivirus System, "IT Firm of The Year - 2002".

38 companies were nominated for the Award, and 5 were selected as finalists. Selection criteria considered by the panel include the uniqueness of the products, revenue growth rate, support of non-profit organizations, etc. Eset was selected as the winner ahead of IT industry giants like IBM and SAP.

Winning the "IT Firm of the Year" Award is a clear indication of the maturity of the company and the high quality of its product line.

The NOD32 Antivirus System for Windows XP has received the International Computer Security Association (ICSA) Certification.

ICSA Labs, an independent division of TruSecure Corporation, has been a renowned authority in computer security research and product certification for over a decade. The ICSA Labs set performance standards for information security products and certify over 95% of the installed base of firewall, antivirus, cryptography, and IPSec products.

"NOD32 ICSA Certification is yet another mark of quality of Eset's sophisticated product. Complete detection of all virus samples of NOD32 system was combined with impressive scanning detection rate and surprisinglylow system footprint," commented Larry Bridwell, ICSA Labs Content Security Programs Manager, after completion of the tests.

About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of TruSecure Corporation, offers vendor-agnostic testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world's top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests 95% of products in key technology categories such as antivirus, cryptography, PKI, IPSec, VPN, firewall, PC firewall, intrusion detection and content security.

Eset joins the Antivirus Product Developer's Consortium (AVPD)

Eset, developer of the NOD32 Antivirus System, has become a member of the AVPD. The Antivirus Product Developers' Consortium (AVPD) was established in 1991 to provide an open forum in which developers work toward common goals such as testing, product certification, and market research. AVPD now has an international group of developers representing the antivirus market leaders on four continents.
German release of NOD32

To meet the growing needs of NOD32 users worldwide, the German version of NOD32 Antivirus System has been released and is now available with local support in Germany, Austria ( and Switzerland ( The German version is a new addition to English, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech and Slovak versions. Release of Japanese and Chinese versions are scheduled for release later this year.
NOD32 wins its record 17th Virus Bulletin 100% Award

NOD32 Antivirus System has received its 17th Virus Bulletin 100% Award (Virus Bulletin, February 2002). Since its first submission for testing by this professional international publication on virus prevention, recognition and removal, NOD32 has not missed a single In The Wild virus.
The latest achieved result is yet another justification of the number of prestigious awards granted to this state-of-the-art antivirus system.
Spanish release of NOD32

Eset is proud to introduce the new localized version of NOD32 for all its Spanish customers. The Spanish version have been prepared in cooperation with Eset's Argentina partner and distributor - Zampatti Maida & Assoc, ( The Spanish version of NOD32 Antivirus System comes shortly after the release of the Polish (, French ( ), and the Czech versions (
NOD32 wins its 16th Virus Bulletin 100% award

Eset Software, Coronado CA - NOD32 is the proud recipient of its, industry leading, 16th Virus Bulletin 100% award. Eset's NOD32 Antivirus Software continues to dominate the industry with respect to detection a claim supported by its title as the only product to have never missed a Virus in the Wild during testing by the Virus Bulletin. NOD32 also continued to set new high standards in Scan Rates with a total time to complete all tests of just 135 seconds compared to the average of 825 seconds and the next best time to complete of 251 seconds. To quote Virus Bulletin, when referring to NOD32's past performance of having never missed a Virus in the Wild test - "Their record claim remains unbroken" and "speed which it combines with a recent record of no false positives". NOD32 remains the Best of the New Generation and will most likely be the last Antivirus product you buy. You have already tried the rest - it is time to buy the best.
NOD32 supports Windows XP

Eset Software, developer of NOD32 Antivirus System, is pleased to confirm, that NOD32 Antivirus System supports the new version of MS Windows operating system - Windows XP as well as the new MS Office XP edition. Clients who purchased NOD32 in the past and have been using it on the Windows 95 / 98 / ME platform, will have to download the version of the NOD32 system, supporting Windows XP. The new version is provided to the users at no additional charge provided. To learn more on the configuration of the POP3 scanner for MS Outlook XP environment, please, click at the following link: POP3 manual.
NIMDA Worm Sweeps Internet - NOD32 Users safe

The NIMDA Worm "W32/Nimda.A", which seeks 16 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Corp.'s IIS software, has infected thousands of Web servers and slowed Internet traffic for many more. However NOD32 users are safe as AMON detects this virus upon activation. For new NOD32 users the latest version of NOD32 - version 1.106 automatically cleans the NIMDA worm from previously infected computers.
NOD32 leads all other antivirus programs - 15 Virus Bulletin 100% Awards

The September 2001 Virus Bulletin test results have confirmed NOD32's place at the top of the 100% Award winners list. Analysts noted not only NOD32's detection performance but also the program's overwhelming speed of execution. Based on the results (Virus Bulletin, September 2001) NOD32 had an Executable File Throughput rate in excess of 5 million B/s, the next best was measured at 2 million B/s and most of the other 11 competing programs staggered along at less than 800,000 B/s. As an example, NAI McAfee NetShield tested at approximately 7 times slower while missing 9 viruses and failing to win a 100% award. Since its first participation in the prestigious Virus Bulletin tests (May 1998), NOD32 did not miss a single "In the Wild" virus. This unique and unprecedented result earned NOD32 15 Virus Bulletin 100% Awards, more than any other antivirus product. We always believed NOD32 to be the best. Now it is official.
NOD32 - Best Performance, Highest Speed, Best Value, Best Buy (Evaluation by independent UK Consumers' Association - November 2000)

Among the six tested leading antivirus products (Norton AntiVirus, Norman Virus Control, NOD32, AVP Platinum, Command AntiVirus, McAffee VirusScan), NOD32 received the top marks for both Performance and Speed, becoming a clear winner of the evaluation by the UK independent Consumers' Association. The official results were published in the November issue of the Computing Which ? magazine. For many, this was not a surprising outcome since the NOD32 Antivirus System was the only one to detect 100% of the virus samples across all the test sets in the latest round of the Virus Bulletin tests and the only one to detect all of the "In the Wild" viruses since May 1998.