How to block access to the Internet using Firewall in Kaspersky Internet Security 2012?



Kaspersky Internet Security 2012


How to block access to the Internet using Firewall in Kaspersky Internet Security 2012?

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2012 Jul 27 ID: 6422

Applies to Kaspersky Internet Security 2012

Kaspersky Internet Security contains a special component, Firewall, to ensure your security on local networks and the Internet. It filters all network activities using rules of two types: rules for applications and packet rules.

In order to block access of an application to the Internet, you can create a rule for an application in Firewall settings. to do this perform the following actions:

  1. open the main application window
  2. in the left upper corner click Settings
  3. in the left upper corner select Protection Center
  4. in the left part of the Settings window, select the Firewall component
  5. make sure that the Firewall component is enabled (the Enable Firewall box is checked)
  6. in the right part of the window click on the Settings button
  7. in the Firewall window on the Application rules tab, select the required application
  8. click on the Edit button
  9. in the Application rules window, go to the Network rules tab
  10. click on the Add button
  11. in the Network rule window in the Action section, select Block
  12. in the Name section, select Web-Browsing
  13. if you want the results for the network rule to be logged, check the Log events box
  14. click the OK button
  15. on the Network rules tab the selected rule with the icon Block appears
  16. click the OK button in the Firewall window
  17. click OK in the Settings window
  18. close the main application window.

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