ESET has announced the launch of its ESET NOD32 Antivirus, a single user retail pack of its flagship product in India. The latest 5th version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus offers various improved features including ESET Live Grid (former ThreatSense.Net), cloud-based reputation and protection technology and New Removable Media Control. The New Removable Media Control secures users from viruses and malware that spread though removable media. This tool automatically prompts the user to scan the content of all flash drives (USB, SD), firewire port, CDs and DVDs, so that specific threats can be blocked from trying to get into the system through the media devices.

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Advanced Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) implemented in the 5th generation ESET products allows tech savvy users to customize the behaviour of the whole system. Users can define rules for system registry, processes, applications and files. The tool can also be used to block unauthorized changes to programs. The Gamer Mode feature in the pack allows the user to switch to silent mode and disables pop ups to conserve system resources and enhance the gaming experience. Overall the ESET NOD32 Antivirus is effective on the system, has a low footprint and protects the system both online and off-line.

During the launch, Pankaj Jain, Director of ESET India mentioned that, “Understanding the challenges of Indian market and responding to end-users’ demand and numerous channel partners’ requests, ESET launched this single user pack in India. We expect not only to increase our sales volume in whole, but to get more leads for other home and even business products. Our aim is to make ESET products more affordable for all Indian users, in all the regions. The unique packaging is light and innovative, as all ESET products, and helps optimize our logistics, which will be definitely welcomed by all channel partners”.

Here are a few of the features of the ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5:

  • Antivirus
  • Antispyware
  • Anti-rootkit
  • Cloud-Powered Scanning
  • Removable Media Control / Block
  • Auto-Scan of Removable Media
  • Host Intrusion Prevention System
  • Gamer Mode
  • Portable Computer Support
  • SysInspector
  • SysRescue
  • Unilicense

Extending its retail product line with ESET NOD32 Antivirus single user pack, ESET is aiming to increase its penetration in the Indian market. The ESET NOD32 is priced at Rs. 599 MRP and is offered in a bundle with free 6 Months ESET Mobile Security License for Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile smartphones.

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