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  1. You're missing the point. You do state in your product literature that you support email and web site scanning, and to the average user the fact that you are not scanning SSL email or SSL web sites means that you will be skipping most of the content they would believe you are. Quickly, here are a few comments from product pages that I think overstate things at best: "Comprehensive security and privacy online" . <-- the exclusion of email and web site content (the vast majority of which is encrypted) is hardly "comprehensive" "Antivirus and Antispyware built on our record-breaking
  2. One of the most serious concerns today are phishing scams, which require inspection of actual email and web content. You are simply unable to do that today for a Mac. And as far as malware goes, while your point about real time scanning is not without merit, I know you're certainly aware that recognizing the signature of malicious software before they start executing is far more effective at containing damage. Real time file system protection is of course vital -- but malware can still do a lot of damage even with that if it executes at all. The worst thing, however, is that most users ar
  3. Tomas, Thank you for taking the time to respond. However, the "analyze and prioritize" argument just doesn't pass muster. Phishing and malware in email and web sites are arguably two of the top most important security issues on any platform, and that content in email is extremely likely (probably close to 100%) to be over SSL (I can't think of a single client on any of my machines that uses unencrypted traffic for email). Web site traffic is less likely than email to be encrypted but it's still very significant. The fact that you have gone SIX YEARS not covering this HUGE GAP in your se
  4. I just downloaded the early access verision 6.7.400.0 that you appear to have posted just last month. I was hoping the docs were just out of date. First off after the install, the launch of ESET COMPLETELY hung my machine, including commands as root in Terminal. I had to hard reboot my machine. Now on reboot things appeared to look promising as ESET proceeded to as me about permitting a ton of outbound connections. And the screen for email looks promising in the preferences because it references the secure ports used for POP3 and IMAP. But are you saying that's a red herring, and tha
  5. Wow -- I opened up the original thread in 2013 and almost SIX years later, after a scan of the current user guide, ESET on the Mac STILL hasn't reached feature parity with NOD32 to offer scanning of secure email and secure web sites. Pathetic. This is clearly not a serious product.
  6. For crying out loud, is Eset for Mac *still* not even remotely close to parity with the Windows product? No IMAPS/POP3S/HTTPS scanning yet? Ridiculous! Come on Eset -- the product is seriously crippled without that.
  7. No, I have found no viable alternative. And I think ESET's claims for email-scanning under MacOS X border on flat out fraudulent advertising.
  8. Marcos, I'm glad to see that other users are chiming in -- I do hope that ESET Product Management will prioritize this highly. The lack of it was enough to make me demand a refund -- I was completely shocked that ESET Mac did not have it. I think your post deflects too much -- ESET claims that it scans outgoing/incoming email. In practical terms, unless it supports SSL, it cannot possibly be living up to this with the vast majority of SMTP/IMAP/POP transactions (and this will only become more so as another poster already noted). In my opinion and apparently others', this is a major feature
  9. I find it mind-boggling that mine would be the first request. Most mail servers these days require external connections through SSL. Why would a feature that you support in NOD32 for Windows have just been blithely dropped in the Mac version? When Eset Cyber Security (Pro) supports HTTPS/POP3S/IMAPS scanning and smooth integration with the default mail application under MacOS X, Apple Mail, then I will consider it again.
  10. And the same is true for HTTPS scans for web browsing. Eset for MacOS just doesn't handle SSL over HTTP, POP3 or IMAP. Sorry, Eset, but this is just BROKEN and USELESS. Can't believe no reviewers called this out.
  11. I turned on the options to always append tag messages to subjects and footers of scanned email, and added the IMAPS port 993 to the IMAP oirt list one the chance that would work. Eset didn't see or do anything with IMAPS email. So this feature is definitely missing from the MacOS X version of Eset -- and as far as I'm concerned means that the Email Scanning feature of Eset under MacOS X is for the most part never actually seeing any email in real world deployments. This renders a huge portion of the product moot.
  12. Unlike the NOD32 for Windows settings, I only see 'Enable IMAP protocol checking' and 'Enable POP3 protocol checking' in the Email Protection Setup. There is nothing for IMAPS or POP3S as there is under NOD32 for Windows. I have opened a case with ESET tech support to get a definitive answer if the feature is justing missing from the Mac product or the UI just masks it. There are also no settings for Email Client integration. Tech support also told me ESET only integrates with Outlook for the Mac, not Apple Mail, which is by far the most commonly used mail application under MacOS X. If
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