Antivirus protection for application protocols is provided by the ThreatSense scanning engine, which seamlessly integrates all advanced malware scanning techniques. Protocol filtering works automatically, regardless of the Internet browser or email client used. To edit encrypted (SSL/TLS) settings, go to Web and email > SSL/TLS.
Enable application protocol content filtering – Can be used to disable protocol filtering. Note that many ESET Smart Security Premium components (Web access protection, Email protocols protection, Anti-Phishing, Web control) depend on this and will be non-functional without it.
Excluded applications – Allows you to exclude specific applications from protocol filtering. Useful when protocol filtering causes compatibility issues.
Excluded IP addresses – Allows you to exclude specific remote addresses from protocol filtering. Useful when protocol filtering causes compatibility issues.
Web and email clients – Used only on Windows XP operating systems, allows you to select applications for which all traffic is filtered by protocol filtering, regardless of ports used.