New in 2023.1: Scam protection

  • January 3, 2023
  • 1 min read

Online scams are becoming more and more common and, because they can be very hard to spot, people lose billions of dollars to them every year. The scams can take many forms, including:

In every case, the sites are designed to get you to part with your money and/or your personal information.

To help our customers avoid becoming victims of fraud, we’ve teamed up with the Global Anti-Scam Alliance and ScamAdviser. Here’s how it works.

The latest version of our endpoint protection solutions use ScamAdviser’s list of known-bad websites to help you stay safe. When the new Anti-Scam feature is enabled, you’ll see a notification either in-application or, if you use it, in Emsisoft Browser Security.

Desktop notification

Desktop notification

Emsisoft Browser Security notification

Emsisoft Browser Security notification

To enable the Anti-Scam feature, open MyEmsisoft, go to ‘Protection policies’ in your Emsisoft workspace and navigate to ‘Content Filtering’. Enable the category ‘Scam’.

All 2023.1 improvements in a nutshell:

Device protection (desktop)

Management console (web app)

How to obtain the new version

So long as you have auto-updates enabled, you will receive the latest version automatically during your regularly scheduled updates.

Note to Enterprise users: If you have chosen to receive “Delayed” updates, client systems will receive the new version no earlier than 30 days after the regular “Stable” availability.

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Emsisoft founder and managing director. In 1998 when I was 16, a so called 'friend' sent me a file via ICQ that unexpectedly opened my CD-ROM drive, which gave me a big scare. It marked the start of my journey to fight trojans and other malware. My story

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