March 10, 2010 | Bratislava | Press Releases

ESET launches ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server and ESET Smart Security 4.2

ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection, today announced that ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server is now available for businesses. This product features major advancements over its predecessor, ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Microsoft Exchange Server.

We architected this product to be more effective, flexible and scalable than its predecessor. Messaging security is essential to the productivity of businesses everywhere, and ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server enables businesses to implement fast and effective messaging security with minimal overhead,” said Richard Marko, chief technology officer, ESET.

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ESET also announced the launch of the version 4.2 of its ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

All main modules of ESET Smart Security – Antivirus, Antispyware, Personal Firewall and Antispam – are now improved to ensure better stability and performance of the software. Especially the new version offers full support for Windows Automated Installation Kit 2.0 for Windows 7 and Mozilla Thunderbird 3 e-mail clients. The version 4.2 also features an improved Antispam capability with Trusted Zone Authentication to enhance the security of portable computers and Firewall Profiles, another new feature added. ESET also made improvements to the Encrypted Communication Scanner


New features of ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Improved antivirus and antispyware protection against evolving threats
  • New antispam protection integrates technologies such as RBL, DNSBL, fingerprinting, reputation checking, content analysis, Bayesian filtering, rules, manual whitelisting/blacklisting to ensure maximum detection of email threats
  • Greylisting is available as an additional (optional) layer of antispam protection
  • Transport layer protection increases scalability and performance
  • Improved scanning of email database
  • Flexible message quarantine rules allow many-to-one or one-to-one mapping between recipient email address and quarantine mailbox
  • New Anti-Stealth technology protects against emerging rootkits and Self-Defense prevents malicious software from degrading the effectiveness of protection
  • Intuitive mail server performance monitoring and statistics simplify management 
  • ESET SysInspector and ESET SysRescue simplify system diagnosis and recovery


New features of ESET Smart Security 4.2

  • Improved antivirus and antispyware protection against evolving threats
  • Improved Personal Firewall, Antispam and Encrypted Communication
  • Some improvements in Settings and GUI for better configuration of the software
  • Full support for Windows Automated Installation Kit 2.0 for Windows 7
  • Trusted Zone Authentication feature added
  • Firewall Profiles feature added
  • Improved http scanner


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ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server is available on ESET webpage:

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.2 and ESET Smart Security 4.2 is available on ESET webpage:


To correctly install version 4.2 ESET kindly asks all users to uninstall previous version and download version 4.2 using the same valid username and password as was used for previous version.


About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for enterprises and consumers. ESET is a market leader in proactive detection of malware. Thanks to its ThreatSense.Net® technology, it is able to collect data on a volunteer basis from users all around the world, allowing it to react flexibly to emerging threats. It‘s ESET NOD32 Antivirus has been ranked by the independent AV-Comparatives testing lab as the best antivirus product worldwide (2006, 2007). ESET has offices in Bratislava, SK; Buenos Aires, AR; San Diego, USA; and has an extensive partner network in 160 countries. In 2008, ESET has opened a new research center in Krakow, Poland. ESET was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa.