Kaspersky Internet Security is a comprehensive security suite that gives you real-time protection for you and your family from hackers, phishing and malware websites, viruses, spam and adware.
With key components Kaspersky Internet Security is able to protect computers in real time against various forms of malware. The app provides safety from identity theft, phishing, and it is able to secure online financial transactions, to give you peace of mind while shopping online.
Key Features include:
- Parental controls monitor.
- Firewall protection against hacker attacks.
- Protection from adware, viruses, trojans, worms and spyware.
- Global threat monitoring.
- Automatic database updates.
- Free technical support.
The interface consists of a main window with four borderless buttons aligned horizontally, labeled Scan, Update, Safe Money, and Parental Control. These areas will change color from green, to yellow and then to red if there is an issue with security . If that happens, you can click a link for solutions to the security status problem.
A great feature of Kaspersky Internet Security is the Anti-Spam component. When enabled, it filters incoming POP3 and IMAP email accounts, marking messages as spam or possible spam. The app integrates well with Outlook, allowing automatic filing of spam messages into their own folder.
Overall, Kaspersky Internet Security is a great, all-around security suite. During testing the antivirus protection is top notch, along with a solid firewall. The spam filter is very accurate, and the parental control component has more features than similar available suites on the market.
Note: This is a 30-day commercial trial.
Teaching materials were added to the main application components available in the main application window.
Software Updater component has been added. By means of this component you can manage updates of software installed on your computer; for example: install critical updates or all updates automatically.
Kaspersky Secure Connection has been added. This component protects your data when you work in public Wi-Fi networks and ensures your anonymity on the Internet.
Software Cleaner component has been added. By means of this component you can remove applications installed on the computer; for example, those rarely used or installed without your consent.
Improvements: Improved Wi-Fi network notifications. Improved Wi-Fi network categorisation.
Improved the Anti-Banner component functioning.
Improved Private Browsing. Improved the Kaspersky Protection extension.
Improved Safe Money. Added user access to providing feedback.
Improved application update in background mode. Now you do not need to agree to the End User License Agreement if it has not changed.
Improved Mail Anti-Virus. The depth of Heuristic evaluation by default has been increased to the average level.
Main known issues
When data is sent to Technical Support, the report number should be in uppercase.
If the box Always scan encrypted connections is checked, the scan is performed even if all the protection components are disabled.
After Anti-Banner is enabled, you should update the already open web pages to see the Anti-Banner impact.
If the program is installed on top of the previous versions, Parental Control settings can be altered so that not all the previously managed applications will stay under control.
Updates of some components via the Software Updater component may be blocked if Trusted Applications mode is on
If the program is installed on top of the previous versions, Trusted Applications mode is disabled automatically even if it was previously enabled.
If the program is installed on top of the previous versions, Protection against screen lockers is enabled automatically even if it was previously disabled.
If the program is reinstalled, Software Updater will be enabled by default if it was previously disabled.