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Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 – the backbone of your PC’s security system.

License: SharewarePublisher: Kaspersky Lab

OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP

Update: 2012-02-28 23:53:28Latest Version: 9.0.0.736

Change Logs

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0.0.506

IMPROVEMENTS compared to version 8.0.0.454:

  • Application self-defense has been improved to resist malicious programs attempts to modify its own files.
  • Interaction with Microsoft Windows Security Center.
  • Application reaction when malicious programs are trying to put a computer clock forward.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0.1.325
  • An error that caused the computer and web browsers (Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox) to slow down while Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Kaspersky Internet Security is running has been fixed.
  • An error that caused a slowdown during the loading of Microsoft Office 2007 applications while Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Kaspersky Internet Security is running has been fixed.
  • An error that caused a slowdown during the loading of the computer's operating system when Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Kaspersky Internet Security is installed has been fixed.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0.1.411

1. Support for Windows XP 64-bit has been added (except for the pro-active protection module and plug-ins for MS Outlook and Outlook Express mail clients).
2. File Anti-Virus

  • "Scan mode" setting
  • Schedule for pausing the scan and file anti-virus tasks on events "application start up/exit"
  • Resolving the username and the name of the computer from which the access to infected files is attempted

3. On-Demand Scan Tasks

  • The ability to configure operation in the "Scan for Active Infections" using the "Disinfect active infections" setting
  • All lists have been revised to include the ability to edit components (scan task objects, exclusion masks, PDM paths, etc.)
  • The settings for controlling the system load depending on external tasks running has been added to all scan tasks
  • Quarantine storage scan object has been added
  • The start-up objects scan scope has been extended for 64-bit versions of Windows OS

4. Proactive protection

  • Detection of a number of keyloggers types has been added
  • Windows Task Manager protection against malicious dll (that are often used by rootkit software) has been added

5. Updating

  • The ability to perform updates from the Administration Server has been added
  • An update copying (updating from shared folder) task has been added for all types of updates (updates of the database, application modules, etc.)

6. General properties

  • An option has been added to scan data transmitted via secure connections (SSL) using E-Mail Anti-Virus and Web Anti-virus.
  • The ability to use the system environment variables when specifying objects to be scanned, scan exclusions, Anti-Hacker rules and proactive
  • protection module has been added
  • The ability to register any types of events in the Windows events log has been added (including the ability to select the type of log - system or user log)
  • Utility for product protection against failures has been revamped: all processes of the product "monitor" each other and automatically restart closed processes
  • The product's command line interface has been revised
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 9.0.0.705 Beta/9.0

New in protection:

  • Improved HIPS (Host-based Intrusion Prevention System) technology assigns a danger rating to unknown programs.
  • Innovative Sandbox technology has been implemented, which uses virtualization to create a secure environment for program execution.
  • Increased use of Kaspersky Security Network considerably decreases the threat response time, due to information received from other users.
  • The protection of personal user data has been extended and enhanced.
  • The new Script Emulator analyzes the behavior of scripts, to assess their potential harmfulness.
  • The new IM Anti-Virus component ensures the safe operation of most instant messaging applications.

New in the application interface:

  • The application interface has been completely redesigned, to make Kaspersky Internet Security significantly more accessible to first-time users.
  • Kaspersky Internet Security features an automatic mode in which the application automatically makes optimal decisions, so avoiding excessive requests to the user.

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