How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Internet Security 19

 

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How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Internet Security 19

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2019 Feb 13 ID: 14847
 
 
 
 

By default, Kaspersky Internet Security 19 detects threats and viruses. However, there are some applications, known as riskware applications, which do not pose any threat by themselves but can be used for attacks.

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

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security, click The settings icon in the lower-left corner.

Opening the Settings window of Kaspersky Internet Security 19

  1. To learn how to open the main application window, see this article.
  1. Go to Additional → Threats and Exclusions.

Opening the Threats and Exclusions window in Kaspersky Internet Security 19

  1. Select the checkbox Detect other software that can be used by criminals to damage your computer or personal data.

Enabling riskware detection in Kaspersky Internet Security 19

Detection of riskware will be enabled.

Upon enabling riskware detection, we recommend that you do the following:

  1. Update the anti-virus databases. See this article for instructions.
  2. Run a full scan of your computer. See this article for instructions.
 
 
 
 
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