Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 review

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Security on the clouds

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 is a very comprehensive and all round package when dealing with computer and internet security. This package deals with all the usual requirements of a firewall rigid and unyielding against repeated attacks from viruses, trojans, malware, spyware and even inappropriate content and websites that parade as somebody else. The scanner from Kaspersky Internet Security is very stable software and this piece of work carries out its job with great credibility.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 is very easy to use and has a very simple set up procedure that has many default settings along with tools and options for personalization on most options. One of its winning features is that it hardly affects performance of a system even when carrying out full system scans and this fact of no reduced speed is a feather in its cap.

Antispyware

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 comes with a wide range of tools for anti spyware monitoring and at the bottom of the pile is a very strong foundation for blocking many kinds of internet threats like spam mail, bots, trojans, worms and root kits. In addition to these, it has a very effective pop up blocker that prevents such harm from popping up on the computer. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has a special scanner that checks an applications vulnerability to foreign attacks and Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 helps in fixing these discrepancies with timely patches from the home company.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 interface

There are two great characteristic features in Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 that help keep a computer safe and this is called Kaspersky Surf Safe, while the second is called Safe Desktop. These two softwares run their scans on separate environments and all applications being used on this computer are monitored. The Safe Desktop feature also scans one’s desktop on an exclusive spot that is quarantined from the other applications and programs present on the computer.

Antivirus

There are more than 120 registered companies that trust Kaspersky Internet Security to keep the dogs at bay and its efficiency is a testimony unto itself and makes it a top seller as the awards seem to indicate. This Kaspersky Internet Security has received many certifications from third party certifiers who make it their duty to check the validity of a security product. There are features like awareness features on its home website, where definitions, meanings and how things work in security are frequently posted. Reading through it will give a person an idea about the kind of threats present in the internet that can compromise one’s security. If one secures his computer with Kaspersky Internet Security then he is safe against identity thefts and other such dangers.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 reputation data

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 is proactive when it comes to dealing with different kinds of malware on the net. Traditional identification of malware is to compare signatures of rogues on the World Wide Web. It is proactive because it monitors activities from and to a computer and the different networks with which it links itself often. In the case of false positives, which means that a security program blocks a correct and legitimate website, there us a procedure to right the wrongs and go back to prior working conditions. All this can be done even when the Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 is conducting a scan on the background and testers did not notice great changes in speeds after this software was installed upon boot up or opening new applications also.

Firewall

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has a very easy to set up and use firewall service and it has the advantage of individual configuration of ports and different types of data too. This was identified when tester tried sending in many kinds of attacks from a test machine to many computers loaded with Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. The port protection includes both Wi-Fi and VPN also. While most gamers disengage their firewalls in order to game on the internet, thereby exposing their systems, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 has a unique way of allowing gamers to play with their firewall enabled, thereby protecting them against all kinds of dirt from the internet. This mode also allows watching streamline videos and movies on the net without endangering one’s computer.

Other Security/Features

There are certain unique features from Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 which belong to it alone and in this category come parental control that can be exercised for all members of a family on an individual basis. This includes automatic disengagement after a particular time if children are on the internet browsing through their favourite websites. One can even monitor internet usage by certain keywords that are typed into it. There is a special child lock that prevents a child from sending out information like their address, phone numbers and certain information like bank or card details through the internet. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 adds such information to its privacy list and prevents them from being sent out.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 features

There is another interesting feature from Kaspersky Internet Security 2012, which is to provide an online keyboard in order to enter private and sensitive information over the internet. This discourages key loggers who can identify if key strokes were used from one’s keyboard. Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 sends out frequently reports about the scans it has conducted, in order to keep the user about the status of one’s computer. This includes a habitual scan of other ports like USB and memory devices as well which are connected to one’s computer. There is even a feature called URL Advisor, which prompts out warnings when they are entered into the address bar.

Ease of Use

This is a very easy to install package and contains an interactive menu that allows quick installation.

Help & Support

This is offered through customer support either by phone, email or through forums in which one can participate in order to know about the latest threats on the net.

Summary

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 is a great product and its enhanced detection of virus and easy setup all make it a very preferable package when considering internet security. Parental controls that are very detailed and adjustable make it safer for all members of a family.

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