All-in-one Internet security allows you to confidently explore online while protected against physical theft of your computer, identity theft and exposure to potentially offensive web content. ESET Smart Security features Anti-Theft which locates your missing laptop and gives you tools to help recover it. The new Social Media Scanner extends protection to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. Personal Firewall and Anti-Phishing keep your data safe from identity theft and network attacks, while Parental Control and included Cybersecurity Training help make your family's online experience even safer.
What is new in this release:
- Banking and Payment protection.
- Improved performance when copying files (with LiveGrid enabled).
- Firewall troubleshooting wizard allowing for a quick resolution of issues caused by firewall blocking certain communication.
- Network signatures for typical malicious network communication.
- New program updates called micro PCUs.
- New licensing system that replaces the username and password.
- Even safer communication with ESET's servers (updates / LiveGrid).
- Revamped installer for faster and more reliable installation.
- Redesigned GUI.
- Added ability to display important messages in the program's GUI.
- The documentation included in version 9 has been updated to use ESET online help.
- Changes protection status if LiveGrid is disabled and thus maximum protection is not ensured.
What is new in version 8.0.304.0:
A new Smart mode for HIPS - is placed between Automatic and Interactive mode. Ability to identify suspicious activities and malicious processes in the system.
A new Botnet protection - helps discover malware through analyzing its network communication patterns and protocols.
Enhanced Exploit blocker - Designed to fortify commonly exploited application types such as web browsers, PDF readers, email clients and MS Office components. Exploit blocker now supports Java and helps improve detection and protection from these kind of vulnerabilities.
Device control - A replacement of Removable media control used in version 5 and 6. This module allows you to scan, block or adjust extended filters/permissions and define a users ability to access and work with a given device.
Vulnerability shield - An extension of firewall that improves detection of known vulnerabilities on the network level.
Advanced memory scanner - Works in combination with Exploit Blocker to strengthen protection against malware that has been designed to evade detection by antimalware products through the use of obfuscation and/or encryption.
Firewall improvements - In the new version of ESET Smart Security, you can adjust and manage IDS exceptions and the temporary IP address blacklist. The IDS detection notification system is now more user-friendly and informative.
Anti-phishing improvements - ESET Smart Security now blocks scam sites as well as phishing sites. Improved submission of suspicious sites and false positive sites by users.
Specialized cleaner - A bundle of the top 3-5most prevalent critical malware threats.
Faster and more reliable installation - Including an initial scan which runs automatically 20minutes after installation or reboot.
Mail plugin compatibility - Our plugin now integrates with Office 2013 and Windows Live Mail. I
mproved compatibility in Windows 8/8.1 - ESET SysRescue is now fully functional on Windows 8. Toast notifications are now shown in the Windows 8 environment, notifying you of HIPS detections or file detections that require user interaction or downloads of potentially unwanted applications.