ESET Smart Security 8 is a lightweight, set-it-and-forget-it security suite for home users that provides state-of-the-art protection for your computer against both known and unknown viruses, worms, trojans, spyware and other Internet threats, while leaving a minimal footprint on computer resources. ESET Smart Security 8 is built on ESET’s unique heuristic technology that identifies viruses that have never been seen before. This enables you to protect your computer proactively, in real-time, against new viruses and cyber threats that traditional signature based antivirus products don’t catch.
ESET Smart Security 8 includes antivirus, antispyware, antirootkit, anti-phishing and HIPS protection, along with an intelligent firewall, Device control (removable media control), cloud-enhanced whitelisting, parental controls, Internet security training, and smarter anti-spam for Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird and other popular mail clients. ESET Smart Security 8 also features an all-new Anti-theft module which locates your missing laptop and allows you to watch and document any activity taking place on it, while the Social Media Scanner extends the protection to your Facebook wall and private messages. Other features includes Vulnerability shield, Advanced memory scanner, and Exploit blocker.
ESET Smart Security 8 Key Features:
Antivirus and Antispyware: Provides proactive protection against all online and offline threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans and other malware
Cloud-Enhanced Whitelisting (Cloud-Powered Reputation technology) enables faster, more accurate malware detection.
Scanning During File Downloads: Decreases scanning time by initiating scan during file download
Antispam blocks unwanted emails and images for Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird and other popular mail clients.
Anti-Theft – Automatically monitors a missing device and displays its position on a map based on visible Wi-Fi networks in range when it comes online.
Anti-Phishing: Prevents fake websites masquerading as trustworthy ones from acquiring your personal information
Intelligent Firewall defends against remote attacks with technology that adapts.
Gamer Mode suspends pop-up notifications, scanning and scheduled tasks while playing.
Parental Controls restrict access to websites by specific category or individual URL.
Removable Media Control prevents malware infection from USB flash drives, CDs and DVDs; enables blocking by device ID.
Internet Security Training teaches you tips and techniques to make your online experience even safer.
ESET Social Media Scanner – it protects the social media user and their friends from malicious content, including profile, the wall, newsfeed and private messages
Advanced memory scanner provides protection against obfuscated threats
Exploit blocker protects browsers and other popular applications from threats exploiting vulnerabilities in these applications
Prevents unauthorized copying of your private data to external devices
Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS): Acts as a firewall to your application and blocks unauthorized changes to programs
ESET Smart Security 8 Free 90 days Username and Password:
ESET Smart Security 8 is priced at $59.95 for one year serial number / license key on 1 PC. Before purchasing, interested users can download the trial version to test the software to see if it is worth buying. Like other security software, the official ESET website usually provides free trial for one month only, but there is a promotion offer to get a free license for ESET Smart Security 8 that protect you for 3 months (90 days). Get it now and Think Later. This offer wont last long.
1. Visit the promo page here, and scroll down the offer page a bit until you see the form like below.
2. Submit your name and email and you will receive a free 3 months activation key for ESET Smart Security 8 by email. If the e-mail hasn’t arrived within 15 minutes, please check your spam, junk mail or promotions mail folder to locate it.
Note: If you need more that one license, please close your browser, clear your cookies, and then try again from step 1.