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  1. 4 points
    Hello, I am building a master list of hardware, software and networking companies affected by Meltdown and Spectre in the We Live Security blog post mentioned, above. Here is a link a direct link to the table: https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/01/05/meltdown-spectre-cpu-vulnerabilities/#vendors Currently there are 62 150 vendors listed at the time of this posting editing. There's a revision history at the bottom of the blog post with each day's additions. Regards, Aryeh Goretsky
  2. 3 points
    Actually advanced users love the ability to customize numerous settings. Common users don't need to go to the advanced setup at all since ESET products provide well-balanced protection out of the box.
  3. 3 points
    @AStevens.SHG Hello, Concerning the more options in the reports, some of the changes are going to be introduced, but not all of them. However, we are planning a bigger redesign for the future version, which might make it simpler. Other requests are tracked in the feature backlog (authentication screen changes, AD sync changes, and export of data from "computers screen") and I believe that some of them will be done in the future versions (not in the 7.0, but into the future releases). I can´t comment now about details, as we are still scoping, and setting up the road-map plans. But your votes will be added to already tracked backlog items.
  4. 3 points
    Hello, thank you for the feedback. I have positive news for you - we are continuously improving the ways how reports are built & are adding further filtering options in the soon to be released version. So the filter by action is added in the upcoming version & you are also able to filter out some entries from the "installed applications" report, by choosing condition "is not one of" (screenshots attached).
  5. 3 points
    Hello, we will be rolling out this change by the means of a module update in the upcoming weeks.
  6. 3 points
    I would welcome the changes, as I currently enable strict cleaning to get similar results
  7. 3 points
    Speaking as someone who is hands-on IT management rather than a reseller or MSP: That is how I would expect it to behave and should. My endpoints are configured for strict cleaning so I have not dealt with this issue, however if end users were greeted with option dialogs during an av scan without any way for the admin to suppress I would be quite aggravated with the product.
  8. 3 points
    Hello, ESET released Antivirus and Antispyware module update 1533.3 yesterday (January 3, 2017, 22:45 [GMT-8]) to all customers to ensure compatibility with Microsoft's updates to the Windows operating systems. ESET is working alongside hardware and software vendors to mitigate the vulnerabilities posed by the Meltdown (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5754) vulnerabilities. For additional information see: ESET Customer Advisory 2018-001: Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities Discovered ESET Newsroom: Meltdown & Spectre: How to protect yourself from these CPU security flaws ESET Support Alert 6644: ESET can stop malware that in the future may use Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities ESET's We Live Security blog: Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know Please periodically check these articles as well as the ESET Security Forum for the additional information as it becomes available. Regards, Aryeh Goretsky
  9. 3 points
    As introduced here (KB News) and here (KB Alerts), I am unpinning those threads and replacing with this one. We now have RSS/email subscriptions for News, Alerts, and Customer Advisories. Information and instructions to subscribe is available here: Subscribe to ESET Knowledgebase Support News, Alerts and Customer Advisories
  10. 3 points
    Aryeh Goretsky

    Rules of the ESET Security Forum

    Welcome to the ESET Security Forum! ESET is pleased to provide you with this resource in order to make it easy for you to ask questions and receive answers about ESET's products and services. Understand that the ESET Security Forum is a private community for existing customers of ESET, prospective customers who are interested in ESET's software, ESET employees and business partners. Because of this focus, it is not like a general public forum, where conversations take place on a variety of non-ESET and non-security related topics. With that in mind, we have the following rules in place: When registering for an account on the forum, please fill out the information accurately and correctly. Do not enter the Username and Password for your licensed ESET software, but instead choose a username (in Latin) unique to this forum. You should also choose a suitably complex password unique to this forum as well. Do not create multiple accounts. If a person is found creating multiple accounts, ESET reserves the right to take whatever actions it deems necessary, including banning, blocking, deleting and/or merging them. The exception to this rule is ESET staff, who may create multiple accounts for testing purposes. No impersonating other forum users, ESET employees or other people. Use appropriate language in the forum. No vulgar, obscene or rude language will be tolerated. No vulgar, obscene or otherwise offensive images or video will be tolerated. ESET staff have the right to move, edit or modify messages that you post. This may be done for clarity, to move a message to more appropriate forum where it will receive more attention, or for other reasons outlined in these rules. All decisions by ESET staff are final, and not open to discussion. This list may be updated at any time. Please periodically visit this page to review any updates. Do not post direct links to any executable files, malicious/suspicious software or web sites in public messages, even if you think the software or site is clean and incorrectly detected by ESET. Break up the URL by inserting spaces into it, or replacing the protocol handler with an obfuscated one, like . Do not attach malicious or suspicious files to messages, even if you think they are clean. Write a public message, and then use the "report this message" option to send a private message to ESET staff with a link. Do not post any personally identifiable information (PII) about yourself, such as an email or mailing address or phone number, in a public message. Do not post the username and password for your ESET software in a public message. Do not post links to software cracking tools, license key generators, pirated copies of software or other illicit software in the forum. If you wish to report a site, write a public message, and then use the "report this message" option to send a private message to ESET staff with a link. Do not post private correspondence (private messages, email, etc.) publicly within the forum. Do not post "A vs. B" or "Which product is best?" type messages in the forum. Do not post overtly commercial messages in the forum (this includes in your signature). Do not pre-announce releases. Due to differences in scheduling, it may sometimes take several hours after a release has appeared on ESET's web site for the release announcement to appear here in the forum. Do not abuse the forum's rich text controls. Messages and signatures with inappropriate font selection, including size, color and, for signatures, length, may be edited by forum staff to conform to standards of decency. Do not ask other users for logs, especially if they may contain sensitive or other personally identifiable information. Posts made on behalf of a 3rd party company may only be made from accounts registered with an email address from the company's domain (verifiable by ESET staff). If you have any questions or comments, please contact one of ESET's moderators. Last Revised: 31 August 2018.
  11. 2 points
    Dear forum members, We are considering a change in the product's behavior but before doing that, we would like to consult you, our field experts with regards to the problem and suggested change. We kindly ask you to: Read this message carefully Talk with other people of your support staff, whether they are aware of issues related to current behavior Provide any comments (supportive / negative) towards the proposed change As of now, one of the issues that our customers are facing is the behavior of products in managed environment, related to handling of detections and cleaning of Potentially Unwanted and Potentially Unsafe Applications (hereafter referenced as PUA) The following are prerequisites of the behavior: Default cleaning settings on the Endpoints (normal cleaning) Detection of PUA is enabled. With these settings we were reported the following problems by several customers and resellers / MSPs that we have interacted with directly during a customer research. Main problems are: End users on local machines are forced to respond to an „interactive window“ that is asking for action in case of a PUA detection, which can by triggered by protection modules or the on-demand scanner. They offer the „ignore & continue“ action even in managed environments where the end user should not make decision. Users can try to install a PUA which usually ends with multiple interactive windows appearing. If a PUA is already in the system and you schedule an on-demand scan, it will be reported to the user again and a dialog with action selection is shown to the user. If this happens on a server, it will be never resolved; the dialog eventually expires, and then will be reported again and again to the server upon re-scanning. The only solution currently is to set an exclusion or to set cleaning mode to strict which will automatically remove the PUA detection without asking. What are we planning to do: We are planning to change the product behavior in a way that our endpoints will automatically block / clean PUA detections in managed environments according to the option selected by an administrator, meaning that the end users will never see interactive windows. Alerts (only one) will be reported to the ERA, and it will be up to the security administrator to either set an exclusion or acknowledge such detection. After exclusion, reinstall of the affected PUA will be needed on the target system; restore from quarantine is not enough since „cleaning“ also removes references which are not restoreable (this is valid also now, when Exclusion is „cleaned“). We would like to hear from you and ask for feedback whether you consider this change as risky from the perspective of customer expectations. We do perceive the problem as serious and would like to change the behavior even for existing users by means of a module update. An alternative approach is to change it only in new versions of our products, meaning Endpoint V7 and eventually backport it to a new 6.6 hotfix if that happens in the foreseeable future. How the interactive window looks: How it looks in the logs: How it looks in the ESET Remote Administrator: Please note that we are also bringing a lot of changes into the ESMC: Cleaned „threats“ are automatically going to be marked as resolved (once the behavior is implemented, you will automatically get the PUA cleaned at the „first detection“) and will be automatically „resolved“ in ESMC (no duplicated entries when one clicks „no action“) You will be able to set exclusions directly from the threats section, basically by „one click“; there will be also an option to set „exclusion by HASH“ in EES. Thank you for your feedback & support.
  12. 2 points

    Problems with EES V7

    It can be either an issue registering a WFP callout (e.g. due to issues with BFE or registry permissions), or you disabled protocol filtering which is now indicated by a change of the protection status. Please provide me with logs collected with ESET Log Collector from such machine so that I can check the configuration.
  13. 2 points
    Hi, Enable parental control --> block the uncategorized website (for having robust web filtering)then open a website that has now category so Eset block it but you may want to allow this URL fast. It Would be good if Eset provides an option to unblock websites by password from the browser(or from the parental control log), not Eset parental control settings. its easier to manage, Also, Eset hips show the loaded drivers but it doesn't show the digital signature for them.I like to see the signature.
  14. 2 points
    Add option to realtime scanner to block obfuscated Powershell scripts. Option would be dependent upon Win 10 AMSI option enabled in the Eset GUI. Justification Microsoft added a like mitigation in the form of a Windows Defender Exploit Guard ASR mitigation effective with Win 10 1709. ASR mitigations are only effective if Windows Defender is enabled as the realtime scan engine. Further justification is Eset's failure to detect malware in highly obfuscated PowerShell script in a Malware Research Group ad hoc test: https://www.mrg-effitas.com/research/current-state-of-malicious-powershell-script-blocking/
  15. 2 points
    Add - Dark Mode on ESET Nod32 would be great.
  16. 2 points
    Release Date: July 2, 2018 ESET NOD32 for Linux Desktop version has been released and is available to download. Changelog Fixed: Mozilla Firefox crashes Fixed: Nroff crashes when running "man" commands Known Issues CD media blocking does not work correctly on Debian 6.0.7 64-bit Supported Linux distributions Debian 6.0.7, Fedora 18, Mandriva, Red Hat, SuSE, Ubuntu 12.10 and most RPM- and DEB-package manager based distributions. For more information and to download the product, visit the ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Linux download page or contact your local reseller, distributor or ESET office.
  17. 2 points
    That's how it works in ESMC (ERA v7) which is currently in the phase of beta testing and will be released soon.
  18. 2 points
    Chris Todd

    Introduce yourself

    Greetings from Australia. My name is Chris, retired Electronics Engineer. I have been using ESET products for many years and am well satisfied with the protection they give me. I am a bit of a "tinkerer" and have 4 installations Windows 7-32, Windows 8-32 , Windows 10-32 and 64 on the one machine. being able to boot into an old version of Windows for recovery procedures has "saved my bacon" a few time when things went awry or got too scrambled in W10 which I use most of the time. An interesting fact about me ?? Nothing exciting ! I am a traveller, haveing visited over 70 countries on fact finding vacations. I am an AVID chatter using SKYPE and other forums with acquaintances in mainly sanish speaking countries.
  19. 2 points

    ERA VA - Missing ODBC driver

    Hello, We have recently learned of an issue that may affect your ERA Appliances. It is caused by an updated MySQL ODBC driver (Linux ODBC Connector package) and will manifest upon ERA service restart. You can identify this issue by the "Error loading data" message shown in the console, or by trace.log entries mentioning missing ODBC driver. More details, as well as the steps necessary to fix this issue (or prevent it, if you are not affected yet), can be found at https://support.eset.com/kb6760/ Regards, Tomas
  20. 2 points
    This will change as of ESMC (ERA v7) in the way that handled threats will be resolved automatically.
  21. 2 points
    Description: Individual firewall rule hit count. Detail: Similar to hardware firewalls, it would be nice to see a hit count, packets matched, kind of information per individual firewall rule in Endpoint protection, also for that information (similar to above requests) to be visible in ERA, and total of the hits across all clients with the same rule. So we can generate reports, this makes it easier to find rules no longer being used and can be removed safely.
  22. 2 points
    I have checked this with the developers, and we are going to change the behavior in V7. If you select "only computers", all of the computers under "DN" will be synced, not only direct parent ones. So it should behave according to your expectations. With regards to the "users", what is the usecase for you? For what do you use the? Do you manually create linking between users & devices, or use the user variables in policies for Endpoint or MDM?
  23. 2 points
    @fchelp You can open the individual task entry in Admin / Client tasks, by the little "+" expand button, and then toggle a context menu for individual entry. You can remove individual triggers, or eventually even edit targets. Screenshot attached. In the next version (7.0) we will be adding possibility to save a filter set, for a various conditions (un-managed computers, computers without security product installed, computers with a specific security product version ...). You will then get the filtered view on top of all computers by few clicks. However, you won´t be able to automate like you do for Dynamic Groups. However, for the future, we are working on more in-depth server side automation, where defined conditions will result in "tagging" a computer, and automation framework will check "assigned tags" and trigger actions based on them. This won´t be done to 7.0, as the feature is a bit complex, but it´s being worked on. Filter sets are below, on the screenshot.
  24. 2 points
    Nice thread, I have tens of comments to ERA server / functions. ERA is not user friendly in most cases.... I will post something. Description: Dynamic groups rules / tasks Detail: I would like to be able to show all rules/tasks linked to dynamic groups. Or to be able to find where rules are linked. I would love to disable group/rules instead of only delete or edit them to dysfunction it. It is nearly imposible to read ties. Description: task history deletion / filter and so on Detail: I would like to be able to delete (mass delete) task history. I have tens of ASAP task and they are only messing in my log. I would like to be able to see which computers were affected by the single task when pointing to a TARGETS column. Why I have to edit history of the task to see which computer was affected? I would like to click on 1 computer(s) to open the list or show the list. Description: trigers Detail: ASAP. Sometimes ASAP fails and I have no idea why.... Computer was online. I think rule should wait for online status or give me better feedback Description: Failed / Trace message Detail: When I point on the FAILED status I would like to receive more information what happens without opening the HISTORY of the COMPUTER. BTW FAILED ICON should allow me to open history.... Trace message is sometimes to long and I am unable to read whole message. Description: Repository Detail: Choosing ESET version from a repository is not user-friendly. I have to be very careful to chose the right version. Description: Reports Detail: Why I cannot export report Computer name Identifier type Identifier value Adapter IPv4 address Computer nameDevice manufacturerDevice modelOS nameOS versionAdapter IPv4 addressRemoteHost and so on ? When I chose some identifier other identifiers are disabled. Why? I would like to be able to find report using some SEARCH function. Description: ELA Detail: Why I am unable to fully maintain a license that customers gave me under my administration? I am unable to remove computers which are not activated under ERA. I have to open ELA portal using my customer's credentials. Why I can not edit ELA credentials on my ERA server? Description: Upgrade Detail: When I am upgrading EEA using ERA I have to activate them afterward. Why? Product was already activated. Description: Variables in tasks / templates Detail: I would like to have variables in task / dynamic groups. For example I have 4 activation tasks (4licenses). I would like to activate product which is not activated when joining dynamic group based on FOLDER group. When computer from AAA company join the NOT ACTIVATED group, the AAA-ACTIVATE task will be used. When computer from BBB company join the NOT ACTIVATED group, the BBB-ACTIVATE task will be used. Description: Applied policies tree Detail: I would love to see the tree of policies which are applied on a computer and would like to be able to identify which policy rule won the policy over-ride battle. I am not satisfied with list of policies. Description: Threats infection and cleaning Detail: I am not unable to simply perform an action on threats whir where not automatically solved by EEA. For example, I would like to choose threats and click on "DELETE" or "CLEAN" or other things. I am able to mark them only as RESOLVED Description: Sorting / filtering Detail: I can filter columns by STATUs or LAST CONNECTED, but I am unable to do multi filter. For example I would like to sort all computer by WORST FUNCTIONALITY and LAST CONNECTED, because working with offline computer does not make sense. And so on.....
  25. 2 points
    Description: More information in system cleaner Detail: I have mentioned this previously. System cleaner is the new tool in version 11 that alerts you to system settings that have been changed from default the idea being that they could have been changed by malware. The issue is they give no information on the actual setting just the type of setting. I tested this feature by clicking to change settings hoping I would be shown the changes and able to make a decision. What would make more sense is having a way to see the actual changes and a way to ignore certain changes that the user wants to keep. Many people change things themselves e.g Windows tweakers and this feature could cause issues if they change things without realising. This could always be a more advanced option disabled by default. If this cannot happen at least have a lot for this feature so that advanced users can see the changes made. If eset is changing a Windows option it shouldn't be too hard to log the change somewhere. Also an undo feature might be handy as when I tried it out hoping i would be given options eset just changed them and with no lot I have no idea what got changed