What's new in this version?

The new version of ESET Smart Security Premium features the following improvements:

Connected Home Monitor improvements

Improved device detection – Reveal what is happening on your Wi-Fi network and get the most from your connected devices and smart home set-up. Recognize all devices - Get IP address, MAC address, device name, model, vendor.

Improved troubleshooting – Connected Home Monitor will provide guidance for detected network or device issues as well guidance for most common problems e.g. weak password on a router.

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Secure Data

Secure Data executable can be copied to USB flash disk when you select removable drive encryption. Once a USB flash disk has been configured for Secure Data, it can be plugged into any machine that does not have ESET Smart Security Premium installed.

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HIPS improvements and extended detection

New HIPS program module includes Deep Behavioral Inspection, which analyzes the behavior of all programs running on the computer and warns you if the behavior of the process is malicious.

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Advanced Machine Learning

Advanced machine learning is an advanced layer of protection which improves detection based on machine learning. Read more about this type of protection in the glossary.

In-product What's new

A way of in-product communication that will enable ESET to present key features and changes to end-users when upgrading to a new product version.

Higher performance and lower system impact

ESET Smart Security Premium is designed for efficient use of system resources, allowing you to enjoy your computer's performance while defending against new types of threats.

Anti-phishing protection improvement

New program modules are based on protection against homoglyph attacks. A homoglyph attack is a method of deception where an attacker tries to fool end-users by replacing characters in addresses with different but similar looking characters. For example, emails that appear to come from your bank may try and direct you to a spoof website.

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ESET Password Manager

It is a password manager that protects and stores your passwords and personal data. The version 2 includes two-factor authentication, multiple device management and is able to share passwords and login information with your friends.

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For additional information and screenshots about the new features in ESET Smart Security Premium please read the following ESET Knowledgebase article:

What's new in this version of ESET home products