Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac

Kaspersky Internet Security overview

14 February 2022

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Kaspersky Internet Security protects computers running macOS against viruses and other computer security threats.

File Anti-Virus

File Anti-Virus protects the computer's file system in real time by intercepting and analyzing any attempts to access files. You can configure the actions that the application performs on infected files. By default, Kaspersky Internet Security disinfects or deletes malicious objects. Learn more.

Web Anti-Virus

Web Anti-Virus protects information that is sent and received by your computer over the HTTP and HTTPS protocols in Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox browsers. This component includes the Kaspersky Security browser extension, which you can install to scan website links for phishing and malicious web addresses and reduce the risk of interception when you enter passwords on websites. Learn more.

Network Attack Blocker

Network Attack Blocker protects the computer against intrusions into the operating system. This component protects against cyberattackers (who use port scanning and brute-force attacks) and the malware they install (including malware that tries to send personal data to criminals). Learn more.


Kaspersky Internet Security detects and neutralizes viruses and other computer security threats on demand in the specified scan scope. You can configure the actions that the application performs on infected files. By default, Kaspersky Internet Security disinfects or deletes malicious objects. You can run a full scan of the computer, a quick scan of critical areas of the computer, and a scan of a specified scan scope. You can also set up scanning options for external disks connected to the computer. Learn more.

Safe Money

Safe Money protects your financial transactions when you visit banks, payment systems, and stores online – anywhere you enter your bank card details or make an online payment. Safe Money makes sure that the websites of banks, payment systems, and online stores are genuine – it checks their security certificates based on data from Kaspersky Security Network. The list of validated websites of banks, payment systems, and online stores is updated automatically along with the application databases. Learn more.

Privacy Protection

Kaspersky Internet Security blocks access to your webcam to prevent applications from using it and blocks websites from tracking you. Learn more.

Kaspersky Security extension for browsers

You can use the Kaspersky Security extension to secure your browsing activities and protect your passwords and sensitive data. Learn more.


Kaspersky Internet Security regularly updates databases from Kaspersky update servers. The application can download and install new versions of Kaspersky Internet Security automatically. Learn more.


When an infected file is detected, Kaspersky Internet Security creates a copy of the file in Quarantine before trying to disinfect or delete it. You can restore the original version of the file at any time. Learn more.


Kaspersky Internet Security generates reports about events and actions involving application components. Learn more.


Kaspersky Internet Security uses notifications to inform you about certain events in the operation of Kaspersky Internet Security. Notifications can be accompanied by sound. Learn more.

Protection Center

Kaspersky Internet Security helps you analyze and fix problems and computer security threats, provides recommendations on how to improve the protection of your computer, and delivers the latest news and special offers from Kaspersky. Learn more.

Security reports

Kaspersky Internet Security generates security reports with a brief summary of scanning statistics and security issues detected by the application. Learn more.

Remote management via My Kaspersky

By signing in to My Kaspersky on an Internet-connected computer, you can remotely manage protection of your computers that have Kaspersky Internet Security installed: view the current status of computer protection, resolve issues, respond to computer security threats, enable or disable protection components (File Anti-Virus, Web Anti-Virus, Network Attack Blocker), run virus scan tasks, update application databases, enable or disable Privacy Protection, Safe Money components, and manage Kaspersky Internet Security license keys. Learn more.

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