Kaspersky Security Scan is a utility that monitors the security status of a system. The program works in tandem with other anti-virus applications that may be installed in a computer. It is also ideal for users who don’t have a security solutions installed in the computer. The program performs a quick scan of the system and alerts the user of detected threats. It also gives advice on the current state of the system. There are two types of scan that the software can perform – Quick Scan and Full Scan. Quick Scan finds all the malware in the computer in just a few minutes, while Full Scan performs a deep scan of the system and checks all the components.
The results window shows all the problems found, including malware, vulnerabilities, and other issues. These can be fixed by clicking on the ‘Fix Now’ button that can be found at the top of the screen. Kaspersky Security Scan has access to the latest security information from servers in a cloud. The cloud-based database contains real-time information to keep computers free from threats.
By default, the program’s security scan is performed thrice a week. Two of these scans are done in the background. However, users can modify the settings to change the scan schedule or to manually perform a Quick Scan or Full Scan of the system.