"ESET Core Development has worked hard on redesigning the whole scanning engine, which is central to all ESET products. Now, due to faster processing of our engine, scanning itself is more effective. These products incorporate the new third generation of the ESET's ThreatSense and ThreatSense.Net Advanced Heuristics with LiveGrid," says Pavel Luka ESET Chief Technology Officer.
Aji Joseph, General Manager, ESET Middle East said, "ESET's new offering addresses the needs of today's consumers to secure data with better online experience. Introduction of several important features such as Anti-theft, Social Media scanner and advanced scanning engine will offer users enhanced security from potential and malicious threat."
Selected features and benefits of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 and ESET Smart Security 6Anti-Theft-The feature automatically helps locate missing notebooks and makes it possible to monitor activity on lost or stolen devices, and displays its position on a map based on visible Wi-Fi network range when online. Introduction of a dedicated Anti-Phishing module offers complex protection against digital identity theft.
ESET Social Media Scanner -It protects social media users and their friends from malicious content, including profile, the wall, newsfeed and private messages - even when the user is not logged in. If a virus is detected, users are immediately notified by email. The app also helps the user's friends stay a safe distance from malicious content, checking their walls for potentially dangerous links.
Anti-Phishing Module - Protects attempts to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords or banking and credit card details by fake websites masquerading as trustworthy ones.
Personal Firewall - Prevents unauthorized users accessing the computer and taking advantage of personal data. The users can go online without worries to shop, bank and use social media.
Parental Control - Helps keep kids safe on the internet with categories of sites to block depending on age.
Idle-State Scanning - Performs in-depth scans when the computer is not used, aiding system performance and detecting potential inactive threats before they can cause any damage.
Antivirus and Antispyware - Provides proactive protection against all types of online/o¬ffline threats and prevents malware spreading to other users.
Cloud¬-powered Scanning - Speeds up scans by whitelisting safe files based on ESET's file reputation database.
Scan While Downloading Files - Decreases access time to downloaded files by scanning them already during the download process.
In the latest AV-Comparatives Product Test, ESET Smart Security 6 ranked as one of the most effective products blocking almost 94% of threats. The dedicated Anti-Phishing module in V6 includes an extended database of phishing sites as well as verified reports by users via http://phishing.eset.com. Both Version 6 products have received the Windows 8 Certification and use the "Windows 8 Compatible" logo, they are available in the localized Microsoft's Company Windows 8 Store.