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ESET Releases NOD32 Antivirus 6 and Smart Security 6 with Anti-Theft, a dedicated Anti-Phishing Module and Social Media Scanner


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ESET have announced the release of its flagship products ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.


ESET Smart Security 6 provides all-in-one internet security while ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 is a fast and powerful antivirus solution.The new generation provides even greater detection of infiltrations, improved cleaning and faster scanning due to the updated engine. Furthermore, features such as the ESET Social Media Scanner App come as standard with ESET Smart Security 6 as well as ESET NOD32Antivirus 6, protecting against Facebook threats. Customers in particular have valued ESET technology for the past 25 years because of reliable and fast detection.

Another important part of core technology enhancements is improved malware cleaning. A lot of focus has been dedicated to addressing challenging malware families, which resulted in a deeply revamped cleaning module that is even more effective in malware removal, as confirmed by an independent testing lab AV-Comparatives.

ESET Social Media Scanner protects social media users from malicious content, including their profile, wall, newsfeed and private messages, even when the user is not logged in. If an infection is found, a notification arrives by email, so that immediate action can be taken. The app also helps the user’s friends stay a safe distance from malicious content, checking their walls for potentially dangerous links. For more on the scanner, visit

The Anti-Theft feature helps locate missing notebooks and makes it possible to monitor activity on lost or stolen devices, while the introduction of a dedicated Anti-Phishing module offers complex protection against digital identity theft.

According to the global Online Security Brand Tracker Survey*,worldwide protection against phishing websites is the most valued among computer users with 68% considering this function important, while protection against data theft is seen as the third most valued in AV products. In the latest AV-Comparatives Product Test**, ESET Smart Security 6 ranked as one of the most effective products blocking almost 94% of threats.The dedicated Anti-Phishing module in V6 includes an extended database of phishing sites as well as verified reports by users via The Anti-theft feature was among the most popular, with 546 million respondents considering a worthwhile feature for deleting and locking the stored data in case a notebook is lost or stolen, as well as locating the missing device.The survey confirms that the majority of users, around 80% worldwide, do have a need to protect their data and devices on the go as they use notebooks to connect to the Internet.

Both Version 6 products have received the Windows 8 Certification and use the “Windows 8 Compatible” logo, they are available in the localised Microsoft’s Company Windows 8 Store.

Selected features and benefits of ESET Smart Security 6:

Anti-Theft– Automatically monitors a missing device and displays its position on a map based on visible Wi-Fi networks in range when it comes online.

Anti-PhishingModule – Protects the user from attempts to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords or banking and credit card details by fake websites masquerading as trustworthy ones.

Personal Firewall – Prevents unauthorised users accessing the computer and taking advantage of personal data. The users can go online without worries to shop, bank and use social media.

Parental Control –Helps keep kids safe on the internet with categories of sites to block depending on age.

Idle-State Scanning – Performs in-depth scans when the computer is not used, aiding system performance and detecting potential inactive threats before they can cause any damage.

Selected features and benefits of both ESETNOD32 Antivirus 6and ESET Smart Security 6

ESET Social Media Scanner –it protects the social media user and their friends from malicious content, including profile, the wall, newsfeed and private messages.

Antivirus and Antispyware – Provides proactive protection against all types of online/o­ffline threats and prevents malware spreading to other users.

Cloud­-powered Scanning – Speeds up scans by whitelisting safe files based on ESET’s file reputation database.

Scan While Downloading Files – Decreases access time to downloaded files by scanning them already during the download process.

For more information about the products and a complete list of features and benefits please go to ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.


  1. Looks like some great new advances. Good to see the incorperation of the social media. A good antivirus program is always the first thing I add to a new computer.

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