ESET Internet Security Review


ESET® Internet Security is an advanced protection against internet threats. It offers advanced internet security that provides comprehensive protection for everyday web users making the internet a safer place

Legendary antivirus technology: Multilayered security protects you against all types of online and offline threats and prevents malware spreading to other users.

Safeguard your privacy: Prevent unauthorized access to your computer and misuse of your data. Stay safe while making online payments.

Enjoy safer connections: Protect your webcam and home router from intruders. Test your passwords and scan your smart devices for vulnerabilities.

Protection of your privacy and privacy of your family: Stop hackers from misusing your passwords. Shop and bank online securely. Keep your kids protected from offensive online content. Enjoy comprehensive protection.

Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS): protects your system from malware and unwanted activity attempting to negatively affect your computer. It monitors processes running within the operating system.



Download and Installation:

You can download the program installer from the official website using online or offline installer.
Installation is very easy, you can use online or offline installer and follow simple on-screen instructions till installation is complete. You will be prompted to set up additional security tools as parental control and antitheft tools. Now, a full computer scan will start automatically after first successful update in order to check for malicious code.


Free Trial:

ESET Internet Security offers you 30 days of free trial. After the trial is over you need to purchase a license to continue enjoying protection of your computer

System Requirements:

Version 11 has native support of 64-bit code and is compatible with Windows 10 and its new security features.
Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, Home Server 2011 64-bit
Internet connection required.



The official website allows you to select the number of devices and years of subscription you need




You can activate the program using one of two simple ways either using the license key sent to you after purchase or using the license manager and login using your “ credentials” username and password

If you have an existing Username and Password for your ESET product, you can convert them to a License Key here:

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What’s new in ESET version 11?

Connected Home Monitor: Renamed from “Home Network Protection” and added a new feature to scan router-connected IoT devices (Internet of Things) to test for vulnerabilities such as weak passwords, open ports and known services.

UEFI Scanner: Proactive scanning that runs in the background and only notifies you if a problem is detected.

License Manager: New feature added to that allows you to view and manage your licenses and connected devices.

System cleaner: New tool to help restore default settings after a malware infection.

ESET Anti-Theft: Locates and helps retrieve your missing device.


Should you part with your device, ESET Anti-Theft helps to track and locate it. See its position on the map, monitor foreign activity, and increase the chance of getting it back. add all your devices you want to protect to Anti-Theft. If it so happens that your device gets lost or stolen, simply; mark it as missing, automatic monitoring and tracks device location is activated


High performance and low system impact

Drag and drop files scan

Installation with the minimal modules which make the installation light-weight and faster.

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Activate and set up ESET Anti-Theft

User Interface and main functions and tools:

The main program window is divided into two main sections. The main menu on the left and the window on the right which will displays information according to the option you choose on the left menu. The options in the main menu includes:

Home: Provides information about the protection status of ESET Internet Security (green, red or orange).


Computer scan: You can easily configure and launch a scan of your computer or create a custom scan.

Update: This part displays information about main app updates and database updates.

Tools: Provides access to Log files, Protection statistics, Watch activity, Running processes, Network connections, Scheduler, ESET SysInspector and ESET SysRescue.


Setup: Select this option to adjust the security level for Computer, Internet, Network protection and Security tools.

Help and support: Provides access to help files, the ESET Knowledgebase, the ESET website, and links to submit support request.

Parental Control key features:


Antivirus and Antispyware

Provide proactive protection against all types of digital threats, including viruses, rootkits, worms and spyware.



Protects your privacy and assets against attempts by fake websites to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords or banking details.

Ransomware Shield

Blocks malware that tries to lock you out of your personal data and then asks you to pay a ‘ransom’ to unlock it.

UEFI Scanner

Protects from threats that attack your computer on a deeper level, even before the start of Windows – on systems with the UEFI system interface.

Exploit Blocker

Blocks attacks specifically designed to evade antivirus detection and eliminates lockscreens and ransomware. Protects against attacks on web browsers, PDF readers and other applications, including Java-based software.

Cloud powered scanning

Speeds up scans by whitelisting safe files based on the ESET Live Grid® file reputation database and proactively stops unknown threats based on reputation.


Prevents unauthorized access to your computer and misuse of your personal data.


Protects your privacy and assets against attempts by fake websites to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords or banking details.

Connected Home Monitor

Enables you to test your home router for vulnerabilities, such as weak passwords or out of date firmware, and offers you remediation options. Provides you with an easy-to-access list of router-connected devices (smartphone, IoT, etc.), to show you who’s connected. Enables you to scan smart devices for vulnerabilities, and gives you suggestions on how to fix possible issues.

Ransomware Shield

Blocks malware that tries to lock you out of your personal data and then asks you to pay a ‘ransom’ to unlock it.

Banking & Payment Protection

Secures your transactions when you use internet banking or shop online. Automatically protects you on internet banking sites. Encrypts the communication between the keyboard and the browser for safer transactions.

Webcam Protection

Constantly monitors all the processes and applications running on your computer, to see which ones want to use your webcam. It alerts you to any that unexpectedly try to access your webcam, and lets you block them.

Botnet Protection

Added layer of security that protects against botnet malware – preventing your computer from being misused for spam and network attacks.

Parental Control

Gives you the option to choose from predefined categories according to the age of your kids. Let’s you set a password to protect settings against modification as well as prevent unauthorized product uninstallation.

Location Tracking

Lets you mark a device as missing via the ESET® Anti-Theft web interface at to initiate automatic monitoring. Displays position on a map based on the Wi-Fi networks in range when the device comes online. Allows you to access the gathered information via ESET Anti-Theft at

Laptop Activity Watch

Allows you to watch thieves via your laptop’s built-in camera. Collects snapshots of the missing laptop’s screen. Saves all recent photos and snapshots to the web interface at

Anti-Theft Optimization

Lets you easily set up/configure Anti-Theft for maximum protection of your device. Makes it easy to configure Windows auto-login and operating system account passwords. Helps you increase the level of security by prompting you to modify key system settings

Small System Footprint

Maintains high performance and extends the lifetime of hardware. Fits any type of system environment. Saves internet bandwidth with extremely small update packages.

Gamer Mode

Automatically switches to silent mode if any program is run in full-screen. System updates and notifications are postponed to save resources for gaming, video, photos or presentations.

Portable Computer Support

Postpones all non-actionable pop-up windows, updates and system-hungry activities to preserve system resources so that you can focus on gaming or films.

One-Click Solution

Protection status and all frequently used actions and tools are accessible from all screens. In case of any security alerts you can quickly find the solution with one click.

Settings for Advanced Users

In-depth security settings that fit your needs. Allows to define maximum scanning depth, scanning time and size of the scanned files & archives and much more.

Smooth Product Upgrades

You can benefit from new protection technologies as soon as they become available, for a continuously high level of security.

License Manager

Create a free account and enjoy an instant overview of the status of your licenses and connected devices. View, manage and associate your licenses and ESET installations straight from our easy-to-use portal.



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Malware and Ransomware detection (Total Accuracy %)


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28 thoughts on “ESET Internet Security Review

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