Software Update: Mail Security 4 for Microsoft Exchange Server 4.2.10012.0

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The developers of Slovakian ESET have released a new version of Mail Security 4 for Microsoft Exchange Server. The package supports Exchange releases from 5.5 up to and including 2010. With this program you can add extra security to your Microsoft Exchange environment. For example, it can filter e-mail for spam characteristics, clean malicious attachments and compile reports of all this. For more information, we refer you to this page. The announcement and list of changes since the previous entry in the Meuktracker look like this:

ESET launches ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server

ESET, the leader in proactive threat protection, today announced that ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server is now available for businesses. This product features major advancements over its predecessor, ESET NOD32 Antivirus for Microsoft Exchange Server.

“We architected this product to be more effective, flexible and scalable than its predecessor. Messaging security is essential to the productivity of businesses everywhere, and ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server enables businesses to implement fast and effective messaging security with minimal overhead,” said Richard Marko, chief technology officer, ESET.

New features of ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Improved antivirus and antispyware protection against evolving threats
  • New antispam protection integrates technologies such as RBL, DNSBL, fingerprinting, reputation checking, content analysis, Bayesian filtering, rules, manual whitelisting/blacklisting to ensure maximum detection of email threats
  • Greylisting is available as an additional (optional) layer of antispam protection
  • Transport layer protection increases scalability and performance
  • Improved scanning of email database
  • Flexible message quarantine rules allow many-to-one or one-to-one mapping between recipient email address and quarantine mailbox
  • New Anti-Stealth technology protects against emerging rootkits and Self-Defense prevents malicious software from degrading the effectiveness of protection
  • Intuitive mail server performance monitoring and statistics simplify management
  • ESET SysInspector and ESET SysRescue simplify system diagnosis and recovery

Version 4.2.10012.0:

  • added updated Help
  • adjusted occurrence frequency calculation & fixed parallel processing
  • fixed enabling & disabling of antivirus protection via import function & ESET Remote Administrator
  • Greylisting disabled by default after installation
  • fixed problem of incorrect data reading from ANSI buffer
  • rules evaluation output buffer enhancement
  • scheduler exceeding time problem fixed

Version 4.2.10011.0:

  • post-install „Recommended Configuration“ help popup window added
  • fixed problem with application shut down after user sign-off
  • fixed problem with GUI refreshing after disabling the antispam protection
  • passive regime used for selected HTTP streams when accessing web
  • fixed problems with CPU overloading when refreshing GUI
  • added feature to prevent deleting log files during system scan
  • fixed problems with UAC when calling Sysinspector

Version 4.2.10010.0:

  • added new help

Version 4.2.10009.0:

  • fixed algorithm of occurrence frequency calculation
  • finalized settings of ESET GUI, which can be configured using ESET Remote Administrator
  • fixed incorrect conversion of time when displaying SysInspector logs
  • allowed stoppage of scanning started under account with administration rights
  • fixed issues with real-time protection occurring on 64-bit systems

Version 4.2.10008.0:

  • added rule for occurrence frequency
  • added Greylisting statistics
  • added real time of start of data gathering for statistics
  • fixed incorrect detection or limited administrator account
  • fixed issue with empty emails in delegated mailboxes on Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 related to Microsoft Outlook plugin
  • fixed issues with updating on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2
  • fixed issue with communication over SSL
  • added data migration from SysInspector during re-installation
  • fixed issue with deletion of logs under limited administrator account

Version 4.2.10007.0:

  • ignoring of rule with respective action when antivirus or antispam protection is disabled
  • added warning when path to temporary files is set to a removable media or network drive
  • added support for domain names up to 255 characters long (limit from the DNS specification)
  • fixed display of tooltips in the lists

Version 4.2.10006.0:

  • fixed issue in antispam engine settings
  • fixed issue with sending e-mails to a non-existing message quarantine
  • modified actions in the rules (added actions based on antivirus and antispam protection)
  • fixed issue with non-functional real-time protection
  • fixed issue with scanning of computer under account with administrator rights
  • fixed issue with HTTP proxy server
  • fixed counting of records in the quarantine on NT4 systems
  • fixed sending of logs from quarantine to ESET Remote Administrator
  • added registration of ESET GUI to SelfDefense
  • fixed crashing of ESET GUI during access to mirror settings
  • fixed graphics issue related to task list in the scheduler

Version number 4.2.10012.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows Server 2008
Website ESET
License type Paid
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