Network attack protection

The Network attack protection improves the detection of exploits for known vulnerabilities. Read more about Network attack protection in the Glossary.

Enable Network attack protection (IDS) – Analyses the content of network traffic and protects from network attacks. Any traffic which is considered harmful will be blocked.

Enable Botnet protection – Detects and blocks communication with malicious command and control servers based on typical patterns when the computer is infected and a bot is attempting to communicate. Read more about Botnet protection in the Glossary.

IDS exceptions – This option allows you to configure advanced filtering options to detect several types of attacks and exploits that might be used to harm your computer.

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Illustrated instructions

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Exclude an IP address from IDS in ESET Smart Security Premium

All important events detected by network protection are saved in a log file. See network protection log for more information.