Let me remind you that we also wrote that Antivirus solution provider Emsisoft reported data leak, and we did a review: Emsisoft Anti-Malware Review 2022 – Is It Any Good?
Emsisoft says in its security bulletin that one of its customers was recently targeted by hackers who used an executable signed with a fake Emsisoft certificate.We recently observed an incident in which a fake code-signing certificate [...]
The Emsisoft team is based in New Zealand. It has delivered its product since 2003, providing anti-malware shielding for individuals with its For Home pack and business entities with For Business pack. Unfortunately, Emsisoft Anti-Malware was not included in the AV-Test or SE Labs in 2019. But in December 2016, the last time when AV-Test thoroughly tested it, Emsisoft got 5 of 6 points – very well results as for a mid-range antivirus. Exciting moment: a couple of years ago, Emsisoft purchased Bitdefender’s engine, so all on-demand file-based technologies in Emsisoft antivirus are backed by Bitdefender’s technologies, but for everything else, they have their [...]
According to Emsisoft representatives, an unknown third party gained access to a database containing technical logs.
The problem was that the test system turned out to be incorrectly configured and accessible via the Internet, and with it was accessible the abovementioned database. This system was used to manage the log data generated by Emsisoft products and services.
“We used the system to evaluate and benchmark possible solutions relating to the storage and management of the log data generated by our products and services. Immediately after [...]