NOD32 AntiVirus

NOD32 AntiVirus 5.0.93

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  • You are offered the most effective protection once you download and install this antivirus software. There are so many internet and email threats common today, and having a security suite that is well equipped for the task is essential to you having an exciting browsing experience. ESET NOD32 Antivirus gets to work without affecting your computer's performance.

    This software protects you from new attacks through its advanced ThreatSense® technology. Viruses, Trojans, worms, Ransomware, adware, spyware, rootkits and every other threat from the internet I'd detected and disabled by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

    Why you should use ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    All kinds of internet threats are out to the sword by ESET NOD32 antivirus, as it delivers very fast scanning, a reliable detection, and removal of infected files. It keeps your social media content safe and clean, rid of an unwanted news feed or dangerous links in private messages. As new threats are created and sent to the internet, ESET NOD32 Antivirus constantly updates itself to adapt to these new threats. You are allowed to decrease scanning time by selecting the files that are known to cause problems. The software also gives you the ability to customize the behaviour of the antivirus suite.

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus as earlier stated has an advanced ThreatSense® engine that is packed with advanced heuristics which blocks more unknown threats. It leaves a small footprint on your computer, and functions without using up too much of your system's resources. It is also very easy to install and implement. You can set manual scans and schedule specific scans in a very straightforward way or just allow the antivirus to work in the background while automatically handling your security.

    It has an interface that beginners can easily navigate. You do not have to tweak and manually maintain the software to keep it running. You will find it easy to set report logging, scheduling and adjusting settings. All the standard features of antivirus software are available in ESET NOD32, making it a strong competition to other security suites.

    Features of ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    • Advanced memory scanner which checks application in RAM;
    • An exploit blocker protects popularly targeted applications, like browsers, email clients, Microsoft Office and PDF readers from attempts to exploit their flaws;
    • Antiphishing module blocks scam sites and allows feedback of suspect sites and false positives from users;
    • Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) acts as a firewall to your application blocking any changes to programs without permission;
    • Decreases scanning time by starting scan during the process of downloading a file;
    • Cloud-powered scanning ensures a faster scanning process;
    • Provides protection against viruses, worms, Trojans and every other malware.

    In Conclusion

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus is a very efficient and competent security solution for your internet surfing experience. It has a simple user interface with tools for both novice and advanced users.

  • What's new in 5.0.93 version?

    # New Look
    * Home Screen: Quick links make important tools and features more readily accessible:
    * Advanced mode: All key features and configuration options are included in the new Graphical User Interface - you no longer have to toggle advanced mode.
    * Protection status icon: Now located in the upper right-hand corner of the main program window, the Protection status icon provides access to the main menu from any screen.
    * Breadcrumbs: When viewing a nested screen, breadcrumbs aid navigation by allowing you to jump back to a previous window.
    # Parental Control
    * Web content filter: Automatically selects appropriate web categories for easy setup and blocks or allows specific web pages and categories.
    * User Accounts: Create and manage user accounts with pre-configured and custom profiles based on the age and profile of the user (i.e. Parent, Teenager, Child and Custom).
    * Activity log: View a log of sites visited, whether those sites are allowed or restricted, and their time stamp.
    # ESET Live Grid
    * First time scans with a new virus signature database do not utilize the cloud whitelist
    * ESET Reputation System: Running processes are displayed along with their risk level and number of users in the cloud who are also running them
    # Gamer mode
    * System protection runs in the background without requiring user interaction
    * Pop-up windows are disabled
    * CPU usage by ESET is minimized
    * Scheduled ESET tasks are postponed
    # HIPS
    * Advanced behavioral analysis
    * Uses network filtering to monitor running processes, files and registry keys
    * Actively blocks intrusion attempts
    # Automatically check for product updates
    * Can be configured to check regularly for the latest product version automatically.