ESET upgrades its flagship consumer security products.
ESET, the well-regarded security firm headquartered in Bratislava, Slovakia, dropped us a note to let us know it launched its Smart Security 6 Internet suite and NOD32 Antivirus 6 security software. Both products received enhancements in threat detection, more thorough cleaning of infected systems, and an improved user experience, ESET said.
There's also a new "ESET Social Media Scanner App" included in both packages. The social media module is supposed to protect users and their linked friends against attacks launched from within Facebook, the world's largest social playground. ESET Smart Security 6 takes things a little bit further by adding anti-theft capabilities.
"ESET has always worked to be the fastest, most accurate, and complete antivirus solution available," said Andrew Lee, CEO, ESET North America. "With the release of Version 6, we believe we have delivered on that promise while improving usability, driving value for our customers, and making it possible for people to use and enjoy their technology with confidence. Cyber security is about more than just technology. It’s about helping people make good decisions."
ESET Smart Security 6 runs $60/year for a single PC or $90 for two years. Discounted rates are available for up to 5 PCs. NOD32 runs $40/year for a single PC or $60 for two years, also with discounted rates for up to 5 systems.