New Licenses ESET Antivirus
Fully Integrated Protection
ESET Smart Security offers comprehensive protection using Antivirus, Antispyware,Personal Firewall and Antispam. These components have been built from the ground up as a single package to provide supreme functionality and synergy. The deep integration of these elements ensures supreme protection, record breaking performance and speed.
ESET created a form of security oriented artificial intelligence which is exceptionally efficient at detecting malicious behavior. ESET Smart Security focuses on smart detection of malware utilizing advanced heuristics to help protect from unknown threats and generic signatures and genetic technology to help detect unfamiliar mutations of known malware. Computers are most vulnerable to internet threats during the window between the virus outbreak and the signature update. Our ThreatSense® technology minimizes the vulnerability during this window.
Extremely Light System Footprint
The unique build of ESET Smart Security has been optimized during the past few years to perfectly match the system environment. ESET engineered a smart solution with the lowest system footprint on the market insuring the fastest startup and smooth performance. Users won’t even know it’s there, constantly offering comprehensive protection.
Detailed Feature Overview
Antivirus & Antispyware Features
The antivirus system now intelligently cleans and deletes most of the detected infiltrations without requiring the users’ intervention.
Background Scanning Mode
Computer scanning can be launched on the background without slowing down performance.
Smaller Update Files
Core optimization processes keep the size of update files smaller than in version 2.7. Also the protection of update files against damage has been improved.
Popular E-Mail Client Protection
It is now possible to scan incoming mail not only in MS Outlook but also in Outlook Express and Windows Mail.
Variety of Other Minor Improvements
• Direct access to file system for high speed and throughput.
• Blocking access to infected files
• Optimization for Windows Security Center including Vista.
Personal Firewall Features
Low layer network communication scanning
Network communication scanning on the Data Link Layer enables ESET Personal Firewall to overcome a variety of attacks that would otherwise be undetectable.
ESET Personal Firewall displays IPv6 addresses and allows users to create rules for them.
Executable file monitoring
Monitoring changes in executable files in order to overcome infection. It is possible to allow file modification of signed applications.
File scanning integrated with HTTP and POP3
Integrated file scanning into the HTTP and POP3 application protocols. Users are protected when browsing the Internet or downloading e-mails.
Intrusion Detection System
Ability to recognize the character of network communication and various types of network attacks and an option to automatically ban such communication.
Interactive, Automatic or Policy-based mode support
Users can select whether the firewall actions will be executed automatically, or if they want to set own rules interactively. Communication in policy-based mode is handled according to rules predefined by the user or the network administrator.
Supersedes Integrated Windows Firewall
Supersedes the Integrated Windows Firewall, it also interacts with Windows Security Center so the user is always informed about his security status. ESS installation turns off the windows firewall by default
Incoming Mail ScoringAll Incoming mail is assigned a rating ranging from 0 (a message is not spam) to 100 (a message is spam) transferring the mail into the Junk Mail folder or into a custom folder created by the user. Parallel scanning of incoming emails is possible.
Supports a variety of scanning techniques
• Bayes analysis
• Rule based scanning
• Global fingerprint database check
Full integration with e-mail clients
Antispam protection is available to users of Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express and Windows Mail clients.
Manual spam selection available
There is an option to manually check / uncheck e-mail as spam.
Processor Architecture i386 (Intel® 80386), amd64 (x86-64)
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Memory 40 MB
Disk‐Space (Download) 18 MB
Disk-Space (Installation) 27 MB