Configuring password security

3 October 2023

ID 134636

To modify password security settings:

  1. Open the main application window.
  2. Click Settings button in the lower part of the main window.

    This opens the Settings window.

  3. In the Privacy settings section, select the Secure Data Input subsection.
  4. Select the Show hints for creating strong passwords check box if you want Kaspersky application to check the strength of passwords that you create on websites and to provide recommendations on creating strong passwords.

    If you have Kaspersky Password Manager installed, the notification will recommend a strong password to you. If Kaspersky Password Manager is not installed, we recommend that you download and install it to make sure that you always create strong passwords.

  5. Select the Warn about using the same passwords on websites check box if you want Kaspersky application to check whether or not you have previously used the password that you are entering or creating on the websites of banks, social networks, and mail services.
  6. Click the Select website categories link to go to the Website categories window if you want to select the categories of websites for which the use of identical passwords must be checked.
  7. Select the check boxes for the following categories:
    • Internet banks and payment systems. When you create or enter a password on the Internet, Kaspersky application checks whether you have used this password on the websites of banks and payment systems.
    • Social networks. When you create or enter a password on the Internet, Kaspersky application checks whether you have used this password in social networks.
    • Mail services. When you create or enter a password on the Internet, Kaspersky application checks whether you have used this password in mail services.

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