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Detection engine

The default setup of detection behavior provides the essential level of security, which includes:

Real-time file system protection

Smart optimization (the most efficient combination of system protection and scanning speed)

ESET LiveGrid reputation system

To turn on additional protection features, use ESET PROTECT:

Detection of potentially unwanted applications

Detection of potentially unsafe applications (for example, key loggers, password-cracking tools)

Enable submission of suspicious or infected samples

Configure exclusions (files, directories left out of scan) to speed up scan

Turn on Shared local cache

To display every threat detected and action taken against it, use the lslog utility with --detections parameter.