Eset Smart Security and Eset Nod32 Antivirus 9 Beta released


NOD32 for Windows is the best choice for protection of your personal computer. Almost 20 years of technological development enabled ESET to create state-of-the-art antivirus system able to protect you from all sorts of Internet threats. ESET Smart Security boasts a large array of security features, usability enhancements and scanning technology improvements in defense of your your online life.

ESET Smart Security
ESET Smart Security keeps your computer or laptop safe with intelligent multi-layered protection combining proven antivirus, antispyware, firewall, anti-rootkit and antispam capabilities. Based on ESET NOD32 Antivirus, it protects you from viruses, worms, spyware, and all Internet threats. It conserves resources and improves computer speed. You are protected at the highest level while you work, social network, play online games or plug in removable media.

ESET NOD32 Antivirus
Your best defense against viruses, trojans and other forms of malware—and the top choice for IT professionals. Powered by the ThreatSense® engine with advanced heuristics, which blocks far more unknown threats than the competition. The latest generation of the legendary ESET NOD32 Antivirus takes your security to a whole new level. Built for a low footprint, fast scanning, it packs security features and customization options for consistent and personalized security online or off.

What's new in this version:

  • The new version extends protection capabilities of ESET Smart Security which now includes Banking & Payment protection for secure banking payments.
  • Firewall now includes a troubleshooting wizard which provides a list of recently blocked connections with an option to create a rule and thus allow all future communications.
  • Many other improvements have been made under the hood, such as support for so-called micro program component updates or support for network signatures for Botnet protection.

Known Issues:

  • Upgrade from previous versions is not supported - clean installation is required
  • Reset settings to default doesn’t work
  • Anti-theft association message cannot be dismissed in some cases
  • Anti-theft doesn’t send screenshots from webcam and desktop when a device is in missing state
  • Windows 10: only build 10074 is supported
  • Windows 10: firewall is blocking network connections / firewall driver fails after reinstall of the application / OS upgrade
  • Installation of the beta product over different type of product is not supported (ESET NOD32 Antivirus over ESET Smart Security and vice versa)
  • Firewall troubleshooting wizard counter always shows zero
  • Help texts are outdated
  • Banking & Payment protection frame is not always correctly displayed
  • Importing certificates for SSL scanning to Firefox fails in some cases
  • Only the latest versions of browsers are supported for SSL scanning
  • SysInspector crashes on Windows XP

NOTE: Installation over the previous version IS NOT supported. Please uninstall your current ESET product and restart the computer prior to installing the beta.

Download: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 9 Beta | ESET NOD32 Antivirus 64-bit | ~80 MB (Free Trial)
Download: ESET Smart Security 9 Beta | ESET Smart Security 64-bit
View: ESET Website | ESET 9 Beta Website

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