How to enable detection of software that can be used by criminals in Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

 

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How to enable detection of software that can be used by criminals in Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

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2016 Sep 12 ID: 12991
 
 
 
 

Kaspersky Lab products can detect thousands of malicious programs. Some of them pose a great threat to your computer, others can be harmful only under certain conditions. These are the types of threats detected by default:

  • Viruses and worms
  • Trojans 
  • Malicious tools 
  • Adware
  • Dialers 
  • Suspicious packers
  • Multipacked files
You can also enable detection of legitimate programs, which can be used for malicious purposes.
  1. In the down-left corner of the main window, click Settings (the gear icon).

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.

  1. Select Additional follow the link 'Threats and Exclusions'.
Image:  the Settings window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017
  1. In the 'Threats and Exclusions settings' view, select the check box 'Detect other software that can be used by criminals to damage your computer or personal data'.
Image: Enable detected of riskware in the settings of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017
  1. Run the update.
  2. Run a full scan of your computer
 
 
 
 
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