ESET NOD32 Antivirus Systems is an antivirus software package developed by ESET. It was initially released in 1987. NOD32 is available in two editions – Home Edition and Business Edition. The main difference about the two is that the Business Edition has the ESET Remote Administrator. NOD32 features Smarter Scanner offering proactive protection. This feature scans SSL-encrypted communication channels such as POP3S and HTTPS as well as scans compressed files to search for hidden threats. ESET NOD32 Antivirus Systems has built-in technology for preventing from accessing the computer system. Users can also disable detected threats.
NOD32 also offers security for emails. It has email scanning feature for Mozilla Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail and other IMAP/POP3 mail clients. NOD32 also scans removable media storage devices and scans autorun.inf as well as related files every time the removable device is inserted. NOD32 also features ESET SysRescue and ESET SysInspector. These two features help in cleaning and diagnosing infected components of your system through deep scans. These two finds hidden threats as well as create bootable recue USB or CD/DVD. The program also features Energy-Sipping Battery mode that extends the battery life of your laptop without interrupting with NOD32 security processes. It also has an Advanced Protection Status window that notifies users regarding detected threats.