ESET released Free ESET Mobile Antivirus for Symbian OS


ESET s.r.o, the company behind the multiple award-winning NOD 32 Antivirus has already released many antivirus that is running on multiple platform’s like Windows, BSD, Linux and Windows Mobile itself. Here is a good news for those owning a Symbian OS; ESET have now officially built and openly testing a new antivirus software for Symbian Mobile Phones,  more commonly referred to by the public as S60 platform smartphones.
ESET Mobile Antivirus for Symbian OS is ESET’s solution to protect against a variety of threats for Symbian OS-powered smartphones. It is derived from ESET’s NOD32 Antivirus engine, which is available Windows Mobile, BSD, Linux and Windows platforms. ESET Mobile Antivirus contains the following features:

  • Activation – performed online via graphic user interface
  • Archive Scaning – variable in-depth scanning of archives
  • Heuristics – pioneering proactive protection for mobile platforms
  • Logs and Statistics – provides information about scanning tasks and virus signature database status as well as a report on scanning history
  • On-Access Scanning – scans newly-created and opened files; scanning of files received via Bluetooth, IR and Wi-Fi
  • On-Demand Scanning – scans running processes and storage (including specific subfolders); standardized logs
  • Quarantine – infected objects can be deleted or moved to a quarantine folder; once in quarantine, objects can be deleted or restored
  • Updates – updates can be performed automatically on a daily (default), weekly or monthly schedule, or performed manaually by the user on an on-demand basis
  • User Interface – friendly, easy-to-use user interface
ESET’s Mobile Antivirus is compatible with Symbian S60 3rd Edition, both Feature Pack 1 and Feature Pack 2, and on smartphones powered by Symbian S60 5th Edition. It requires 1MB of free memory to run on a Symbian OS-powered handset.
This release is the first ever release on ESET’s part. ESET Mobile Antivirus is still in the beta-testing stage, just to inform all readers out there.
Download the free ESET Mobile Antivirus for Symbian OS by clicking this download link.
For instructions on how to use the Mobile Antivirus on the OS, you can download the user manual in PDF format.


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