How to enable detection of vulnerable software in Kaspersky Internet Security 2018

 

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How to enable detection of vulnerable software in Kaspersky Internet Security 2018

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2017 Jul 07 ID: 13639
 
 
 
 

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

Enable detection of legitimate programs which can be used for malicious purposes:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2018, click the gear button Image: the Settings window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2018. If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2018

  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 Internet Security 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 Internet Security 2018

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