How to set up Automatic Exploit Prevention in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 20
Exploits are malicious programs that exploit computer vulnerabilities to install other malicious programs. Exploits most often attack browsers, as well as programs such as Adobe Flash, Java and Microsoft Office.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus blocks exploits from running and prevents further infection of the computer. The lists of applications with vulnerabilities are updated together with the anti-virus databases. For instructions on updating the anti-virus databases, see this article.
By default, Automatic Exploit Prevention is enabled and runs with recommended settings. You can adjust the settings, if necessary. See the guide below.
How to set up Automatic Exploit Prevention
- In the main window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, click .
- To learn how to open the main application window, see this article.
- Go to the Protection section and click System Watcher.
- Select the checkbox Monitor attempts to perform unauthorized operations.
- Select an action to be performed when a threat is detected.
- Select action automatically. The application automatically performs an action recommended by Kaspersky engineers.
- Allow action.
- Block action.
The Automatic Exploit Prevention settings will be applied.