Excerpt: Eset Smart Security 4 ($60 for one year, one PC; $70 for one year, three PCs, as of 12/2/2010) came at or near the back of the pack in most of our malware detection, blocking, and disinfecting tests.
Excerpt: Eset Smart Security 4, a security program starting at $59.99 for one user license ($69.99 for three, $94.99 for four) does three things superbly: it offers a foolproof interface, plenty of manual controls, and a lightweight design. The problem is, for that kind of money you can choose from a spate of other programs that offer such features as online backup, tuneup utilities, and parental controls. If you can live without these extras, Smart Security 4 is worth a look.
Conclusion: ESET Smart Security 4.0 contains only the most essential suite elements, which partially explains its minimal impact on system performance. But it's not the best at malware cleanup and blocking; its firewall is limited; and it costs more than suites that offer a lot more.
Pros: User interface hides complexity. Speedy installation. Minimal performance impact. Powerful scheduler. Antispam filters all e-mail account types. Includes SysInspector diagnostic tool. Bootable SysRescue disk/USB for emergencies.
Cons: Real-time protection finds some threats over and over. Firewall offers no program control by default. No parental control or privacy protection. Costs more than suites that offer much more.
Excerpt: Like Norton, ESET Smart Security walked away with a Kick Ass award in last year’s roundup, so we were eager to see how the two security suites would compare when pitted against each other in our second annual AV battle royal. Through the first few rounds of testing, it was near impossible to declare a winner. Both apps remained light on their feet by barely sipping system resources before the two began trading blows.
Pros: Adds fewer seconds to boot time than Norton. Didn't allow us to unleash malware.
Cons: Lacks parental controls and identity protection.
Summary: Verdict: While not perfect, Smart Security 4 has a number of strong points that make it a worthwhile buy for new users interested in protecting their PCs. We recommend updating to this newer version even if you have the predecessor because even though it isn't a major overhaul, the new features do make it a more comprehensive security product.
Summary: New Version ESET Smart Security 4 isn’t a major overhaul compared to the previous version, but its enhancements certainly make it a more powerful product and worth the upgrade. The anti-virus system now cleans and deletes most of the detected infiltrations without requiring user intervention.
Nová generace ESET Smart Security 4 a ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
3 June 2011
Excerpt: Follow Tweet Společnost ESET představila novou generaci bezpečnostních produktů zajišťujících nejúčinnější ochranu proti novým hrozbám na internetu. Aplikace ESET Smart Security 4 a ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 jsou postaveny na vylepšené technologii ThreatSense®. "Aplikace ESET Smart Security 4 je výsledkem trvalého úsilí společnosti ESET nalézt dokonalé řešení bezpečnosti počítačů.