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Web and email

Internet connectivity is a standard feature in a personal computer but also the main medium for transferring malicious code. Open the main program window > Setup > Web and email to configure ESET Endpoint Antivirus features that increase internet protection.

To pause or disable individual protection modules, click the toggle icon MODULE_ENABLED.


Turning off protection modules may decrease the protection level of your computer.


Click the gear icon GEAR_black next to a protection module to access advanced settings for that module.

Web access protection scans HTTP/HTTPS communication for malware and phishing. Web access protection should only be turned off for troubleshooting.

Anti-Phishing protection enables you to block web pages known to distribute phishing content. We strongly recommend that you leave Anti-Phishing enabled.

Report a phishing site—Report a phishing/malicious website to ESET for analysis.


Before submitting a website to ESET, verify it meets one or more of the following criteria:

Email client protection provides control of email communications received through the POP3(S) and IMAP(S) protocols. Using the plugin program for your email client, ESET Endpoint Antivirus provides control of all communications from/to the email client.