ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium include Banking and Payment protection. Banking & Payment protection is an additional layer of protection designed to protect your financial data during online transactions. It will ensure that all online transactions are protected in a trusted and secure environment.
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A system restart is required after installing ESET Internet Security or ESET Smart Security Premium to allow the full functionality of the Banking and Payment protection feature. Using the secure browser without restarting will still protect users from potential security risks, but it will not encrypt the data from keyloggers.
How to manually and automatically open the Banking & Payment protection secured browser:
By default, most major banking websites will automatically trigger the following ESET Banking & Payment Protection prompt, which gives you the option to continue in a secure browser.
For example, for cryptocurrency users ESET Payment protection will help, you could test it when you want to open Blockchain.com wallet or some other wallets.
Sometimes there are some trojans that change the copied wallet address and if you don’t check it again, probably you will lost your money and send it to the hacker’s wallet address. But ESET Banking and Payment protection prevent this problem to happen.
When you open payment websites ESET shows this message:
Simply click on the specified field, “Yes, open secured browser”
With ESET Internet Security, you can open the secured browser directly from the Home tab as shown below.
In both ESET Smart Security Premium and ESET Internet Security, you can open the secured browser by following these 2 steps:
- click on Tools in the main program window of your Windows ESET product.
2. Click on banking & Payment protection in the Tools window.
The ESET Banking & Payment protection secured browser opens with a green border surrounding it and the Secured by ESET tag.