Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 is a totally new approach to data security. The main feature of the application is restricting the programs' rights to access the system resources. It helps prevent unwanted actions by suspicious and hazardous programs. The application's capabilities in the protection of user's confidential data have been considerably enhanced. The application now includes wizards and tools which substantially facilitate execution of specific computer protection tasks.
New Protection Features
- Kaspersky Internet Security now includes Application Filtering component along with Proactive Defense and Firewall which implements a new universal approach to the system protection against any threats including existing threats and threats that are unknown at the moment. Kaspersky Internet Security now requires considerably less input from the user due to the use of lists of trusted applications (whitelisting).
- Scanning of operating system and software for vulnerabilities with their subsequent elimination maintains a high system security level and prevents sneaking of hazardous programs into your system.
- New wizards – Security Analyzer and Browser Configuration facilitate the scanning for and elimination of security threats and vulnerabilities in the applications installed on your computer, operating system's and browser settings.
now reacts to new threats faster due to the use of Participating in Kaspersky Security Network technology that gathers data about infection of users' computers and sends it to Kaspersky Lab's servers.
- New tools - Network Monitor and Network Package Analysis - facilitate collection and analysis of information about network activities on your computer.
- New wizard - System Restore helps fix system damages after malware attacks.
New confidential features:
- A new component Application Filtering effectively monitors access to confidential data, user's file and folders by applications.
- Security of confidential data entered from the keyboard is ensured by a new tool - Virtual keyboard.
- Kaspersky Internet Security structure includes Privacy Cleaner wizard which deletes all information about his or her actions which can present an interest to intruders (list of visited websites, opened files, cookies, etc.) from the user's computer.
New anti-spam features:
- Efficiency of spam filtering by the Anti-Spam component has been increased due to the use of Recent Terms server technologies.
- The use of Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express, The Bat! and Thunderbird extension plug-ins simplifies the process of configuring the anti-spam settings.
- Revised Parental Control component allows effective restriction of undesirable access of some internet resources by children.
New protection features for internet use:
- Protection against internet intruders has been upgraded due to the extended databases of phishing sites.
- ICQ and MSN traffic scan has been added which ensures safety of the use of internet pagers.
- Security of the use of wireless networks is ensured through the scan of Wi-Fi connections.