Kaspersky Anti-Virus

Kaspersky Lab ZAO (Freeware)

Kaspersky Anti-Virus is a security application that was initially released in 2006. It detects and gets rid of spyware, rootkits, adware, worms, Trojans, viruses, and other illicit items that can infect the computer. The program scans websites visited, files transferred via instant messengers, and email attachments.

You can also check the safety of downloaded files manually on the Kaspersky Security Network by right clicking on the file and choosing ‘Check reputation in KSN’. Details of the file will be shown. It automatically blocks access to websites that contain illicit content to prevent unwanted items from entering the system. Aside from detecting malicious files in the system, the program also provides treatment advice on what do with the detected threats. The Network Monitor feature allows you to view traffic in and out of your computer. The Roll Back feature enables the program to undo the damages caused by malware present in the system.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus adds an easy access gadget on the desktop for one-click launch on the computer whenever scanning is needed. The advanced anti-malware system of the application allows users to install Kaspersky Anti-Virus on computers that are already infected with illicit content. This security program downloads automatic updates to make sure that virus definitions are always up to date.