ESET adds UEFI Scanner

ESET’s internet security just keeps getting better thanks to new IoT protection and UEFI Scanner
October 24, 2017

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity celebrating 30 years of continuous IT innovation, today launched its latest consumer security product portfolio for Windows. The enhanced solutions are designed to protect people from an expanding array of cyberthreats, data theft, malware and viruses. The features released today enhance the security capabilities of ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium. The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Scanner, included in all three products, adds elevated levels of malware protection by detecting and removing threats that potentially launch before the operating system boots up. Threats, including rootkits and ransomware, target vulnerabilities in the UEFI and are highly persistent, even surviving after an operating system is reinstalled. ESET’s UEFI Scanner prevents these types of attacks.[…]


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