Key Features and Benefits:
- ESET Live Grid NEW – Cloud-powered scanning delivers optimized real-time protection against Internet threats and social media exploits.
- Gamer Mode NEW – Lets you focus on your online sessions or important work tasks without distractions.
- Energy Saving Mode – Identifies when laptop is running on battery and automatically postpones scheduled tasks alerting you before larger update downloads.
- Smart Detection – Smart Detection of malware utilizing advanced heuristic detection technology protects you from unknown threats and flags unfamiliar mutations of known malware.
- Enhanced Media Control NEW – Automatically scans all USB flash drives, memory cards and CDs/DVDs. Block removable media based on type of media, manufacturer, size and other attributes.
- Advanced HIPS Functionality NEW – This one is for real geeks – now you can customize the behavior of the system in greater detail: specify rules for the system registry, active processes and programs, and fine-tune your security posture.
- Light Footprint – We’ve engineered a smart solution with extremely low system footprint ensuring fast and smooth performance for a continual level of security.
Changes in ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.0:
- Anti-Theft. Anti-Theft (in the final release, the feature will be available in ESET Smart Security 6 only) – Automatically monitors a missing device and displays its position on a map based on visible Wi-Fi networks in range when it comes online. It allows the user to access the gathered information at my.eset.com, allowing him/her to watch the thief via built-in camera without him knowing.
- Idle-state Scanning. Performs in-depth scan when the computer is not being used, aiding system performance and detecting potential inactive threats before they can cause any damage. The new product also performs scans already while downloading files. Conserves computer power when in battery mode by turning off idle-state scanning.
- Scan while Downloading Files. Decreases scanning time by scanning specific file types − such as archives or smartphone updates − already during the download process.
- Update Rollback
- Heuristics – detection directly in memory
- Cloud-based reputation of files
- Personal Firewall
- Neater GUI with activity status
- Changes in ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.0.308.0:
- Fix: Outlook plugin crashed in specific situations
- Fix: SSL scanning issue with certain type of data