A system restart is required after installing ESET Smart Security, ESET Internet Security, or ESET Smart Security Premium to allow full functionality of the Banking and Payment protection feature. Using the secured browser without restarting will still protect users from potential security risks, but it will not encrypt the data from keyloggers.
Banking & Payment protection ensures that all online transactions are protected in a trusted and secured environment.
ESET Smart Security, ESET Internet Security, or ESET Smart Security Premium contain a built-in list of pre-defined websites that will trigger the ESET protected browser. The secured browser encrypts the communication between your keyboard and browser to provide additional security against keyloggers for banking transactions, credit card numbers and other sensitive personal data.
Supported browsers: Internet Explorer (126.96.36.199+), Chrome (188.8.131.52+), and Firefox (184.108.40.206+).
Set Internet Explorer as your default browser:
For the best experience with ESET Banking and Payment protection, follow the steps below to make Microsoft Internet Explorer your default web browser:
ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart security: Open the main program window of your Windows ESET product. You can open the secured browser directly from the Home tab.
You can also open the installed ESET Banking & Payment protection application from your Desktop.
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ESET Smart Security Premium: Open the main program window of your Windows ESET product. You can open the secured browser from the Tools tab.
The ESET Banking & Payment protection secured browser opens with a green border surrounding it and the Secured by ESET tag.
ESET Smart Security, ESET Smart Security Premium, and ESET Internet Security contain a pre-defined list of websites that will trigger the ESET Banking & Payment protection prompt.
Make a selection and then click Open secured browser.
To add a website or edit the list of websites that will automatically trigger the ESET Banking & Payment protection secured browser to open, Open the main program window of your Windows ESET product. Press the F5 key to access Advanced setup. Click Web and Email → Banking & Payment protection → Edit.
To add a website to the list, edit or remove an existing website, click Add, Edit or Remove respectively in the Protected websites window.