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HANDLING UNKNOWN APPLICATIONS
Kaspersky Internet Security helps to minimize the risk associated with using unknown applications (such as the risk of
infection with viruses and other malware and unwanted changes to operating system settings).
Kaspersky Internet Security includes components and tools that allow checking an application's reputation and
controlling its activities on your computer.
IN THIS SECTION
Checking application reputation ...................................................................................................................................... 80
Controlling application activity on the computer and on the network ............................................................................... 81
Configuring Application Control ....................................................................................................................................... 83
About applications' access to the webcam ...................................................................................................................... 83
Configuring the settings of application access to the webcam ........................................................................................ 84
Allowing application access to the webcam .................................................................................................................... 85
About access by applications to sound recording devices .............................................................................................. 85
Configuring application access to sound recording devices ............................................................................................ 86
About System Changes Control ...................................................................................................................................... 87
Enabling System Changes Control ................................................................................................................................. 87
CHECKING APPLICATION REPUTATION
Kaspersky Internet Security allows you to verify the reputation of applications with users all over the world. The
reputation of an application comprises the following criteria:
Name of the vendor
Information about the digital signature (if the application is digitally signed)
Information about the group to which the application has been assigned by Application Control or most users of
Kaspersky Security Network
Number of users of Kaspersky Security Network who use the application (available if the application has been
included in the Trusted group in the Kaspersky Security Network database)
Time at which the application become known to Kaspersky Security Network
Countries in which the application is the most widespread
Checking of application reputation is available if you have agreed to participate in Kaspersky Security Network.
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