Web and email clients

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Starting with Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008, the new Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) architecture is used to check network communication. Since WFP technology uses special monitoring techniques, the Web and email clients section is not available.

Because of the enormous amount of malicious code circulating the Internet, safe Internet browsing is a very important aspect of computer protection. Web browser vulnerabilities and fraudulent links help malicious code enter the system unnoticed which is why ESET NOD32 Antivirus focuses on web browser security. Each application accessing the network can be marked as an Internet browser. The check box is two-state:

Deselected – Communication of applications is filtered only for specified ports.

Selected – Communication is always filtered (even if a different port is set).