How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018

 

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How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018

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2017 Jul 17 ID: 13608
 
 
 
 

Kaspersky Lab products detect a number of malicious programs, some of which pose a great threat to your computer, while 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. To do it:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018, click the gear button Image: Settings icon in Kaspersky Anti-Virus window.

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018

  1. If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.
  1. In the Settings window, go to the Additional section and select Threats and exclusions in the right frame.

Image: the Settings window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018

  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: Threats and Exclusions window in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2018

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