How to detect software which can be exloited by criminals with Kaspersky Security Cloud

 

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How to detect software which can be exloited by criminals with Kaspersky Security Cloud

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Latest update: May 04, 2017 ID: 13403
 
 
 
 

Kaspersky Lab products can detect a great number 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 applications, which can be used for malicious purposes:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Security Cloud, click the gear icon  .

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Security Cloud

  1. If you don’t know how to open the application window, see this guide.
  1. In the Settings window, click Additional and select Threats and exclusions in the right frame.

Image: the Settings window of Kaspersky Security Cloud

  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: the Threats and exclusions settings in Kaspersky Security Cloud

  1. Update antivirus databases.
  2. Run a full scan of your computer
 
 
 
 
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