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How to configure Kaspersky URL Advisor from Kaspersky Internet Security 2012?

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2012 Aug 15 ID: 6322
 
 
 
 
The URL scanning module, which is called Kaspersky URL Advisor, is managed by the Web Anti-Virus component from Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. This module checks if links located on the web page belong to the list of suspicious and phishing web addresses. Using data from the reputation services, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 marks links in the web browser, thereby informing you about the possible dangers of this or that website even before you follow the link in question.

For Kaspersky URL Advisor you can specify the list of URLs to be scanned:

  • All URLs. All URLs on all web page will be scanned.
  • Only URLs in search results. Only URLs from web pages with search results received from search engines are checked.

Yo can also select websites categories URLs to which should be checked (for example, Illegal software or Drugs). Information concerning the category the URL belong to will be displayed in the web browser.

In Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 the list of supported web browsers has been expanded. Kaspersky URL Advisor can mark phishing and suspicious links in the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x
  • Google Chrome 7.х, 8.х, 9.х, and 10.х

How to configure the Kaspersky URL Advisor module from the application interface

In order to enable the URL scanning module, perform the following actions:

  1. open the main application window
  2. on the uooer right hand corner of the main application window, click Settings
  3. on the upper left hand part of the Settings window, select Protection Center
  4. on the left hand part of the Settings window, select Web Anti-Virus
  5. on the right hand part of the Settings window in the Security level section, click on the Settings button
  6. on the Web Anti-Virus window, go to the Safe Surf tab
  7. make sure that Kaspersky URL Advisor is enabled (the Check URLs box is checked)
  8. click on the Settings button
  9. on the Kaspersky URL Advisor settings window, perform the following actions:
    • select the required scanning mode in the Check mode section:
      • All URLs
      • Only URLs in search results
    • in the Websites categories section perform the following actions:
      • make sure that the Show information on the categories of websites content box is checked
      • click on the Select allClear all links to perform the corresponding action
      • check the boxes for the required websites categories
  10. click OK in the Kaspersky URL Advisor settings window
  11. click OK in the Web Anti-Virus window
  12. click OK in the Settings window
  13. close the main application window.

 

How to configure Kaspersky URL Advisor from web browser

You can also configure the Kaspersky URL Advisor module from the browser window. In order to do this, perform the following actions:

  1. open your web browser
  2. click on the Kaspersky icon located on the browser toolbar
  3. on the Kaspersky URL Advisor window, click on the Settings button
  4. on the Kaspersky URL Advisor settings window, perform the following actions:
    • select the required scanning mode in the Check mode section:
      • All URLs
      • Only URLs in search results
    • in the Websites categories section perform the following actions:
      • make sure that the Show information on the categories of websites content box is checked
      • click on the Select allClear all links to perform the corresponding action
      • check the boxes for the required websites categories
  5. click OK in the Kaspersky URL Advisor settings window
  6. click OK in the Kaspersky URL Advisor window.

 
 
 
 
 
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Applies To:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
  • Windows