Applies to Kaspersky Internet Security 2011
The Application Control
component logs the actions performed by applications in the system, and manages the applications' activities, based on which group they belong to. A set of rules is defined for each group of applications. These rules manage applications' access to various resources.
Protection of Identity Data
is an important part of the Application Control
component. When an application tries to get access to any system resources which belong to this category, Application Control
checks the rules defined by Kaspersky Internet Security 2010
for this program and in accordance with the pre-defined rules Application control
allows, prompts the user or blocks the application. The category Identity data includes:
- user's files (My Documents folder, cookie files, information about the user's activity);
- registry files, folders and keys which contain the settings and important data of the most frequently used applications: Internet browsers, file managers, mail clients, IM clients, and electronic wallets.
The resources listed above cannot be deleted. However you can disable their protection by clearing the box next to the necessary category. You can also your files, folders or registry keys to protect them with Application Control
To modify the list of system resources in the Identity Data
category, do the following:
- open the main application window
- in the left part of the window, go to Protection Center tab
- in the right part of the window under Digital Identity Protection, click the Settings link
- on the tab Identity Data in the drop-down list of the Category section, select a category
- click the button Add category to add a new category
- next, click the Add button to add an additional resource into the selected or newly created category
- in the opened menu select the required resource type
click the OK button in the Digital Identity Protection windowclick the OK button in the Settings windowclose the main application window.
- File or folder. In the User resource window, click the Browse button. In the Select file or folder window that will open, specify the file or folder.
- Registry key. In the User resource window, click the Browse button. In the Select registry object window that will open, specify the protected registry key.
- Network service. In the Network service window that will open, specify the network connection settings.
- IP addresses. Specify the protected range of addresses in the Network addresses window that will open
After the resource has been added to the protection scope, you can edit or delete the resource using the corresponding buttons in the upper part of the tab.