NEW features of ESET Internet Security (2020):
Connected Home Monitor improvements
Improved device detection – Reveal what is happening on your Wi-Fi network and get the most from your connected devices and smart home set-up. Recognize all devices - Get IP address, MAC address, device name, model, vendor.
Improved troubleshooting – Connected Home Monitor will provide guidance for detected network or device issues as well guidance for most common problems e.g. weak password on a router.
HIPS improvements and extended detection
New HIPS program module includes Deep Behavioral Inspection, which analyzes the behavior of all programs running on the computer and warns you if the behavior of the process is malicious.
Advanced Machine Learning
Advanced machine learning is an advanced layer of protection which improves detection based on machine learning.
In-product What's new
A way of in-product communication that will enable ESET to present key features and changes to end-users when upgrading to a new product version.
Higher performance and lower system impact
ESET Internet Security is designed for efficient use of system resources, allowing you to enjoy your computer's performance while defending against new types of threats.
Anti-phishing protection improvement
New program modules are based on protection against homoglyph attacks. A homoglyph attack is a method of deception where an attacker tries to fool end-users by replacing characters in addresses with different but similar looking characters. For example, emails that appear to come from your bank may try and direct you to a spoof website.
- Out-of-Home Network - Provides protection for unknown networks, including invisible mode for public Wi-Fi.
- Scanning During File Downloads - Scans and blocks downloads before you install them.
- Cloud-powered Scanning - Ensures a faster scanning process that uses our online file reputation database for whitelisting safe files.
- Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) - Acts as a firewall to your application and blocks unauthorized changes to programs.
- Parental Control - Filters and blocks unsuitable website. Choose from predefined categories according to age of your kids.
- Password Protection - Prevents hackers from stealing your passwords.
- Smart Firewall - Smart Firewall use a Self learning firewall technology to adapt to the user usage, and create firewall rules automatically, also the user can enter the advance mode for more firewall modes base on their needs.
- Antivirus and Antispyware Protection - Protect and remove viruses, malware, spyware, worms, and more.
- Antispam - Smart security will eliminate the spam with advance filters build into the software.
- Antiphising - Prevents fake websites from stealing your personal information and your credit card information.
- Portable Media Security - Threats can penetrate your computer from the portable media such as USB Disk-on-key, etc. ESET Smart Security run a scan when you plug the device into your computer, also user can adjust the level of scan on removable media.
- One-click Solution - Access protection status and all frequently used actions and tools from any screen. In case of a security alert, enjoy one-click access to the solution.
- Settings for Advanced Users - Customize your security needs. Define maximum scanning depth, scanning time and size of the scanned files and archives, and much more.
- After-scan Actions - Save time by choosing an action after an on-demand scan completes. Choose from sleep, reboot or shutdown
- Location Tracking - Allows you to access the gathered information via ESET Anti-theft. Initiates automatic monitoring of activity and displays position on a map based on the Wi-Fi networks in range when it comes online.
- Laptop Activity Watch - Allows you to watch thieves via built-in camera and collect snapshots of the missing laptop screen.
- Anti-theft Diagnostics - Offers a simple setup process and configuration options and help you increase the level of security by prompting you to modify key system settings.
- One-way Messaging Allows you to send a one-way message to your missing laptop to increase the chance of its retrieval.
- Stay safe from threats on Facebook - Extending your security to Facebook, this app checks your profile and your friends' profiles for malicious links and harmful content.
Spend your time sharing photos, comments and favorite links with your friends on Facebook without worries. Protecting your profile from malicious content, ESET Social Media Scanner makes sure that the content of your wall, newsfeed and private messages are always clean.
Protect your family’s online experience - Complimentary ESET Cybersecurity Training teaches you and your entire family how to defend against cyber threats, scams and hackers.
Technology + Awareness = Cybersecurity Installing security software is the first step toward cybersecurity. The second is educating yourself about safe Internet practices. That’s why ESET Cybersecurity Training is free with ESET Internet Security. ESET Cybersecurity Training uses real-world cyber-crime scenarios and gives you essential safety tips for making your online experience even safer.