When you enter your confidential data (for example, your login and password in an E-Store) using your keyboard, there is a risk that this personal information is intercepted using hardware keyboard interceptors or keyloggers, which are programs that register keystrokes. Then, this information will be transferred to hackers/cyber criminals via the Internet.
Virtual keyboard can be used for additional protection during the data input on the banks and payment system websites opened in the protected browser, in any office application for entering text, and in any Internet resource for entering confidential information (for example, login, password, digital wallet number and etc.).
Virtual keyboard only prevents the interception of personal data when working with the following web browsers:
Virtual keyboard cannot protect your personal data if the website requiring the entry of such data has been hacked, because in this case the information is obtained directly by the intruders.
To open the virtual keyboard from the main program window, do the following:
In order to open the virtual keyboard from the context menu of the program icon, do the following:
To open the virtual keyboard from the window of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera, click the button on the web-browser tools panel.
To open the virtual keyboard using Kaspersky Gadget, click the Virtual keyboard button on the gadget. The functionality is available if the Virtual keyboard action is set at least for one gadget button.
To enter data using the virtual keyboard, do the following:
When clicking function keys (Shift, Alt, Ctrl) Virtual Keyboard applies a special entry mode (for example, when clicking Shift all characters are entered capitalized). To cancel the special mode, click the function key again.
To toggle the language of Virtual Keyboard:
You can also toggle the language of Virtual Keyboard by using a key combination on the real keyboard (Ctrl + Shift or Shift + Alt, depending on your settings).
To use key combinations on Virtual Keyboard:
The repeat click is equivalent to the key release on a real keyboard.
You can open extended virtual keyboard by clicking the arrows button in the right upper corner of the keyboard.
Kaspersky Gadget in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013Main application window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device)
Providing technical support over phone / web
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs)
*Installation under Windows 8.1 is not supported by the current version.
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