Latest Antivirus Software Updates


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NEWS299 - ESET Secure Authentication version 2.2.1.789 has been released

14/11/2014

ESET Secure Authentication version 2.2.1.789 has been released and is available for a free business trial or to purchase.

ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) is a mobile-based solution that uses two-factor authentication (2FA) in the form of a one-time password (OTP) to secure access to a company's Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA).

Changelog:

  • New: Support for installations in multiple domain environments
  • New: Groups-based management of 2FA users in large domains
  • Fixed: Credential Provider issue where user is unable to change the password on Windows Server 2008 R2 environments
  • Improved: Clicking About in the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) now displays version information -
  • Improved: Non-existent / defunct RADIUS servers may be removed within the MMC

Known Issues:

  • On Blackberry devices, it is necessary to manually delete the ESA mobile application to remove old application data before installing a new copy of the ESA mobile application.
  • Certain Symbian mobile devices display a low-resolution ESA mobile app icon.
  • The "ESA Admins AD" security group is not removed during uninstallation.
  • The Auth API requires a "Content-Type" header using the value "application/json," or it returns an HTTP 500 Error.
  • Clicking Cancel on the OTP page for the Exchange 2013 Control Panel takes you back to the logon URL for OWA and not ECP.
  • When an SMS OTP user is logged into OWA on Exchange 2010 and the browser session is idle, the system may send an occasional SMS OTP despite the fact that the user is already logged in


ESET Secure Authentication FAQ — For frequently asked questions (FAQs), Known Issues, and links to ESET Knowledgebase articles for installing and configuring ESA.

For installation instructions, see the ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) Setup Checklist.

To check availability in your region, contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS298 - ESET Mobile Security for Android version 3.0.1173 has been released on Google Play and ESET.com

05/11/2014

ESET Mobile Security for Android (Mobile Security & Antivirus) version 3.0.1173 is now available on Google Play and ESET.com.

You can update your current version of ESET Mobile Security for Android for free by accepting the update from Google Play.

How do I upgrade ESET Mobile Security for Android?

Changelog

  • Added: Trial process in Start-up wizard to activate Premium features
  • Added: New languages in web version – Kazakh and Lithuanian
  • Changed: Anti-Phishing is automatically enabled in Premium mode
  • Bug fixes and improvements


For more information about the product, visit the ESET Mobile Security for Android product page or to check availability in your region, contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS297 - ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X version 4.1.97.0 has been released

30/10/2014

ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X version 4.1.97.0 has been released and is available to download.

* English only; all available languages will be available soon.

Changelog:

  • Added: Support for OS X Yosemite (10.10)

For more information and to download the product, visit the ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac download page or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

How do I remotely install ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X?

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS296 - ESET Cyber Security Pro and ESET Cyber Security 2014 Edition version 6.0.14 is available

28/10/2014

ESET Cyber Security Pro and ESET Cyber Security version 6.0.14 is now available to download. This version adds compatibility with OS X Yosemite (10.10).

* English only; all available languages will be available soon.

Do I have the latest version of ESET Cyber Security or ESET Cyber Security Pro?

Changelog

  • Added: Support for OS X Yosemite (10.10)
  • Fixed: Issues with occasional GUI freezes on OS X Yosemite (10.10)
  • Fixed: Firewall rules on OS X Yosemite (10.10)
  • Fixed: Issues with disabling web access protection from the Advanced menu
  • Fixed: Issue with occasional esets_proxy CPU waste
  • Fixed: Error messages in Log files


For more information and to download the product, visit the ESET Cyber Security download pages: 

Known Issues

Product/Beta Release

21

NEWS292 - ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus Service Release version 7.0.325.1 has been released

24/10/2014

ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus Service Release version 7.0.325.1 is available.

Available languages: BGR, CHS, CHT, CSY, DAN, DEU, ESL, ESN, ETI, FIN, FRA, FRC, HRV, HUN, ITA, KDI, KOR, LTH, NLD, NOR, PLK, PTB, ROM, RUS, SKY, SLV, SRL, SVE, THA, TRK, UKR, ELL.

Changelog

  • Improved: New engine module
  • Improved: Real-time detection improvements
  • Resolved: Problems with application crashes
  • Fixed: Problem with Anti-theft portal actions and missing screenshots

For more information, including purchasing and downloading the product, visit the ESET product pages below:

Or to check availability in your region, contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

Product/Beta Release

22

NEWS295 - ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security version 5.0.2237.x are available

22/10/2014

ESET Endpoint Antivirus and ESET Endpoint Security version version 5.0.2237.x have been released and are available to download.

Changelog:

  • Fixed: IDS settings are not applied when installing .exe package installer created in ESET Remote Administrator using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
  • Fixed: Potentially Unwanted Application setting not overtaken after installation from prepared config xml file in the same folder as .msi installer
  • Fixed: Several text inconsistencies in various languages

Known Issues:

  • Support for ESET Endpoint products installed on Microsoft Windows 8

    Solution: Visit the following ESET Knowledgebase article for solutions or workarounds to known issues on Windows 8: Can I use my ESET Endpoint product with Microsoft Windows 8.x?
  • ecmd.exe is not recognized as a trusted app.

    Solution: To run the ecmd.exe command line utility, click Yes in the Action Center dialog window.
  • Blue screen error (BSOD) occurs when using version 1.1 Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) to create an ISO image from SysRescue on Microsoft Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE).

    Solution: BSOD is caused by a bug in version 1.1 Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit. 


For more information or to download a copy, visit the ESET Endpoint Security download page or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS294 - ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security version 8 have been released (all available languages)

22/10/2014

All languages have been released for version 8 of ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security.

Can I change the language of my ESET product?

Key features available in version 8:

  • Botnet protection (ESET Smart Security only): Brand new technology that protects against infiltration by botnet malware to prevent spam and network attacks detected in outbound traffic from your computer. Botnet protection searches outgoing network communications for known malicious patterns, and matches the remote site against a blacklist of malicious ones. Any detected malicious communication is blocked and reported to the user. Click to view a screenshot.
  • Enhanced Exploit Blocker: Protects against attacks on web browsers, PDF readers, Office documents, as well as Java communications and Java-based software that provides the ability to eliminate lockscreens and ransomware.
  • ESET SysRescue Live: The next generation of the ESET SysRescue utility, ESET SysRescue Live allows you to create a bootable disk, in the form of a USB flash drive or CD/DVD, with the ability to scan and clean your system even when you cannot boot into Windows. ESET SysRescue Live is a Linux-based malware cleaning tool that runs independent of the operating system from the ESET retail CD (North America only).
  • HIPS Smart mode: Only suspicious system events trigger a notification beyond the set of pre-defined rules in Automatic mode (operations such as system registry, active processes and programs).
  • ESET Cybersecurity Education (North America only): New Cybersecurity Education introduces a more interactive and game-like approach to training. This replaces the previously named ESET Cybersecurity Training (note: the new name change is not reflected in the UI yet).


For more information including purchasing and downloading the product, visit the ESET product pages at the following links or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office:

ESET Smart Security

ESET NOD32 Antivirus

NOTE:

Existing ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security users can upgrade to version 8 for free. Visit the following ESET Knowledgebase article for recommended instructions on upgrading:

Related:

For further descriptions of current and new features in ESET products, visit the ESET Technology web page.

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS293 - ESET Secure Authentication version 2.2.0.786 has been released

15/10/2014

ESET Secure Authentication version 2.2.0.786 has been released and is available for a free business trial or to purchase.

ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) is a mobile-based solution that uses two-factor authentication (2FA) in the form of a one-time password (OTP) to secure access to a company's Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA).

Changelog:

  • Added: Support for Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

Known Issues:

  • On Blackberry devices, it is necessary to manually delete the ESA mobile application to remove old application data before installing a new copy of the ESA mobile application.
  • Certain Symbian mobile devices display a low-resolution ESA mobile app icon.
  • The "ESA Admins AD" security group is not removed during uninstallation.
  • The Auth API requires a "Content-Type" header using the value "application/json," or it returns an HTTP 500 Error.
  • Clicking Cancel on the OTP page for the Exchange 2013 Control Panel takes you back to the logon URL for OWA and not ECP.
  • When an SMS OTP user is logged into OWA on Exchange 2010 and the browser session is idle, the system may send an occasional SMS OTP despite the fact that the user is already logged in.
  • When logging in to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with ESA Remote Desktop protection enabled, users are unable to change expired passwords via Remote Desktop. This only manifests when Network Level Authentication is not enforced for Remote Desktop connections.


ESET Secure Authentication FAQ — For frequently asked questions (FAQs), Known Issues, and links to ESET Knowledgebase articles for installing and configuring ESA.

For installation instructions, see the ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) Setup Checklist.


To check availability in your region, contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

Product/Beta Release

25

NEWS291 - ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security version 8 have been released

01/10/2014

ESET is proud to announce version 8 of ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security.

Available languages: English, Français canadien (French Canadian), Slovenčina (Slovak), Čeština (Czech) and Deutsch (German).

*All other languages will be available soon.

Key features available in version 8:

  • Botnet protection (ESET Smart Security only): Brand new technology that protects against infiltration by botnet malware to prevent spam and network attacks detected in outbound traffic from your computer. Botnet protection searches outgoing network communications for known malicious patterns, and matches the remote site against a blacklist of malicious ones. Any detected malicious communication is blocked and reported to the user. Click to view a screenshot.
  • Enhanced Exploit Blocker: Protects against attacks on web browsers, PDF readers, Office documents, as well as Java communications and Java-based software that provides the ability to eliminate lockscreens and ransomware.
  • ESET SysRescue Live: The next generation of the ESET SysRescue utility, ESET SysRescue Live allows you to create a bootable disk, in the form of a USB flash drive or CD/DVD, with the ability to scan and clean your system even when you cannot boot into Windows. ESET SysRescue Live is a Linux-based malware cleaning tool that runs independent of the operating system from the ESET Smart Security retail CD.
  • HIPS Smart mode: Only suspicious system events trigger a notification beyond the set of pre-defined rules in Automatic mode (operations such as system registry, active processes and programs).
  • ESET Cybersecurity Education (North America only): New Cybersecurity Education introduces a more interactive and game-like approach to training. This replaces the previously named ESET Cybersecurity Training (note: the new name change is not reflected in the UI yet).


For more information including purchasing and downloading the product, visit the ESET product pages at the following links or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office:

ESET Smart Security

ESET NOD32 Antivirus

NOTE:

Existing ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET Smart Security users can upgrade to version 8 for free. Visit the following ESET Knowledgebase article for recommended instructions on upgrading:

Related:

For further descriptions of current and new features in ESET products, visit the ESET Technology web page.

Product/Beta Release

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NEWS289 - ESET Secure Authentication version 2.1.1.780 has been released

10/09/2014

ESET Secure Authentication version 2.1.1.780 has been released and is available for a free business trial or to purchase.

ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) is a mobile-based solution that uses two-factor authentication (2FA) in the form of a one-time password (OTP) to secure access to a company's Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA).

Changelog:

  • Fixed: Login timeout error for SharePoint 2013 plug-in
  • Improved: Ambiguous error message in the event of a failed provisioning due to no Internet connectivity

Known Issues:

  • On Blackberry devices, it is necessary to manually delete the ESA mobile application to remove old application data before installing a new copy of the ESA mobile application.
  • Certain Symbian mobile devices display a low-resolution ESA mobile app icon.
  • The "ESA Admins AD" security group is not removed during uninstallation.
  • The Auth API requires a "Content-Type" header using the value "application/json," or it returns an HTTP 500 Error.
  • Clicking Cancel on the OTP page for the Exchange 2013 Control Panel takes you back to the logon URL for OWA and not ECP.
  • When an SMS OTP user is logged into OWA on Exchange 2010 and the browser session is idle, the system may send an occasional SMS OTP despite the fact that the user is already logged in.


ESET Secure Authentication FAQ — For frequently asked questions (FAQs), Known Issues, and links to ESET Knowledgebase articles for installing and configuring ESA.

To check availability in your region, contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.

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