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Why didn't ESEt catch phishing e-mail?


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Hello;

I have ESET Internet Security 15.0.21.0 installed on my Windows 10 (latest build) machine.
I have turned on all features in the Internet Protection tab.

This morning I received an e-mail in my Gmail inbox that was obviously a phishing attempt.
I am using Firefox 96.0.1 x64 to access my Gmail account.

Is there something I need to do in Firefox to enable phishing protection?

Thanks for your help

Ultrarunner

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Eset Anti-phishing protection is URL based as noted in this knowledge base article: https://support.eset.com/en/how-anti-phishing-works-in-your-eset-product .

In regards to web based e-mail opened in a browser, it appears that only a known phishing web site which was physically accessed via opening an e-mail link would be blocked.

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As itman pointed out, you'd need to check if the url in the email is blocked when opened in a browser which we don't recommend to test on a production system for security reasons.

In order to filter phishing and spam email, you'd need to use a supported email client, such as MS Outlook.

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