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The term phishing describes a criminal activity that involves manipulating users into providing their confidential information on a website that appears genuine but is not. This type of manipulation is known as social engineering. phishing is often used to gain access to sensitive data such as bank account numbers, credit card numbers, PIN numbers or user names, and passwords.

Anti-Phishing in ESET Mobile Security also protects against other websites that were deemed malicious or dangerous.

We recommend that you keep Anti-Phishing enabled. All potential phishing attacks coming from websites or domains listed in the ESET malware database will be blocked, and a warning notification will be displayed informing you of the attempted attack.

Anti-Phishing integrates with the most common web browsers and social network apps available on Android OS. Chrome and stock browsers that come as pre-installed on Android devices (usually called Internet or Browser). Other browsers may be listed as Unprotected since they do not provide sufficient integration for Anti-Phishing. To fully utilize the Anti-Phishing functionality, we recommend that you do not use unsupported web browsers.



For proper Anti-Phishing integration with web browsers and social network apps, ESET recommends using Android 6 (Marshmallow) or later.

Improve functionality – ESET Mobile Security warns you if Anti-Phishing protection requires additional permissions to be granted by the Android OS. Tap Allow to open the system's Accessibility settings and consider the available options to provide support for more browsers and enable protection when browsing in private (incognito) mode. If you do not want this issue to be reported as a problem, tap Ignore this issue (not recommended).

To disable the Anti-Phishing, tap the menu button three_dots_menuand tap Disable.


Anti-Phishing on Samsung DeX

Anti-Phishing is not supported on devices connected to the Samsung DeX station.

Protected Browsers


Chrome Beta


Firefox Beta


Opera Beta

Opera Mini

Opera Mini Beta

Opera TV browser

Samsung Internet


Yandex browser

DuckDuckGo ( in ESET Mobile Security version 6.1 and later)

Kiwi browser


Silk in Amazon devices

Mi browser

Xiaomi Mi browser

Vewd in Android TV

Protected social network apps


Facebook Lite


Messenger Lite


Social network apps that use protected browser components for web view are also protected.