ESET Releases Latest Version of Free Online Malware Scanner

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ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive digital protection for more than two decades, today released the latest version of ESET Online Scanner, ESET’s free tool that provides a one-time antivirus scan and malware removal. 

The ThreatSense®-based scanning and cleaning tool provides full antivirus scans directly via the internet browser, helping users who are looking to see if they are infected, or solve a specific problem such as an individual piece of malware they can’t get rid of.

The latest version of ESET Online Scanner is completely browser independent, and can easily run from all known web browsers. Moreower, the installation is now possible without administrator privileges, which makes scannining and cleaning computers of malware even easier and faster.

Designed to be user-friendly, ESET Online Scanner also introduces additional malware-removal related features, including the following:

• Autostart locations scan – Enables scanning of Autostart locations and Boot sector for hidden threats – simply by choosing this option in advanced setup/scan targets.

• Registry malware cleanup – Removes malware that resides in the system registry.

• Cleanup during restart with following rescan – If needed, ESET Online Scanner is capable of tagging the most persistent malware for automatic cleanup  after restart.

For more information about the free ESET Online Scanner visit ESET Knowledgebase or run it directly from

ESET’s full line of security solutions go beyond a one-time scan, and add other layers of protection, keeping users protected 24/7. Details can be found here:

About ESET:
Since 1987, ESET® has been developing award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million users to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and proactive protection. The company has a global sales network covering 180 countries, and regional offices in Bratislava, San Diego, Singapore and Buenos Aires. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Kiley Nichols
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