Kaspersky Internet Security 2011/Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 New Features

A few days ago,we have a preview of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011.And now,Kaspersky has  officially released the beta version of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011/Kaspersky Antivirus2011.You can download and test it now.You might be interested in the new features which are planned to be added in the upcoming 2011 build of Kaspersky. Here is a general overview below:

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 New Features

Granular control of application rules
The product will now use both KSN and WoC (Wisdom of Crowd) ratings, when application information is gathered (including HIPS policies)
The product informs the user of the following:
-General Information
-Protection Status
-Date the application appeared first (WoC)
-KSN participants who have this application installed (WoC)
-Trust group levels of that application among KSN participants (WoC)
-Geographic information of the application distribution of KSN participants (WoC)

Smart Installer Mode
If the product has detected an error during install:
-The user will be informed of the potential infection and AVPTool download utility will be offered.
If the product detected previous home version key (for intance KAV found KIS):
-The product will suggest an alternative code to be installed or convert functionality on the fly (KIS <> KAV)
Single downloadable executable installer for both x32 and x64 bit versions.

Kaspersky Gadget
-Allows product launch if not started already
-Quick access to the program’s main window
-Launch On Demand Task for selected object (file, folder, registry), which dragable onto the gadget itself
-Read Kaspersky Labs news via news agent (linked syndications)
-Access to Safe Desktop

Enhanced Rescue Disk
-The product will verify the image consistency
-Automatic signature update, if not actual
-Support for CD/DVD via built in interface
-Support for bootable USB flash card
-The product now desinfects startup entries, registry, ini files, not only files

Parental Control — new features
-Game Control (age rating)
-P2P Control usage
-Email Control usage
-Social Networking Control
-Credit Card payment processor sites

Green Zone
-Safe Desktop (alternative mode for all secure user operations)
-Internet Zone (Red = KL reputation dangerous, Gray = No information or not enough data, Green = Safe resource)
-Geo Security (Block resources located in certain geographical areas if the user deems that visiting them is not needed)
-Sandbox v2.0 (will now separate browsers from other programs)

Malware Search
-Idle Scan (is launched when certain criterion are met and the computer is iddle – launch of resource demanding tasks such as updater, rootkit scanner, system area scan, when the user is not present)
Misc Items
-The product will support and differentiate non-latin symbols in URLs

System Watcher
-Collects and saves events from different product subsystems and helps perform analysis for suspicious activities.
-Alerts the user by providing the information needed to make an informed decisiom (interactive mode of operations)

Note:As Kaspersky Internet Security 2011/Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 is only a beta program now,we have tested it,and do find some bugs,so please use it at your own risk.

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