ESET Smart Security 5 unveiled

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by Marcos, Sep 13, 2011.

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  1. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

    Nov 22, 2002

    We are pleased to announce the availability of the longly anticipated product line 5 of ESET's flagship products ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security.

    New features:
    Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) - blocks unauthorized changes by programs.​
    ESET Live Grid - cloud-powered reputation system allowing for faster, more accurate malware detection and prevention of false positives.​
    Improved memory scans - increase the chance of revealing unrecognized malware active in memory​
    Removable Media Control – system for preventing malware infection from USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs, etc. Supports creation of rules based on specific media parameters.​
    Gamer Mode - suspends pop-up notifications, scanning and scheduled tasks while playing.​
    Shutdown after scanning - your computer can now shut down automatically as soon as an on-demand scan has completed​
    Transparent IMAP/IMAPS scanning - besides POP3/POP3S, email received via IMAP/IMAPS is now checked independently from the email client used​
    Parental Control - protects children from visiting sites with violent or otherwise unsuitable content​
    Inteligent firewall - enhanced firewall to provide even better protection than before​
    Other minor improvements and fixes

    Download link:

    If you are an existing user of ESET Smart Security, you are entitled to download ESET Smart Security 5 using your username and password you received after purchase or registration.

    ESET Smart Security 5 can be installed over version 3 or 4. However, since some options have been removed in v5 and new ones added, we'd recommend uninstalling your previous version and installing ESET Smart Security 5 from scratch.

    For more information about ESET Smart Security 5, visit

    If you want to give us a feedback on the new version, you can do so in this thread.
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2011
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