Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 is a comprehensive computer defense system that will shield your desktop/laptop from all kinds of external threats like viruses, spam, rootkits, spyware, hacker exploits, phishing messages, persistent popup ads and other malware.
It not only comes bundled along with a robust antivirus engine, instead includes a new generation personal Firewall, a Proactive Defense component offering protection from unknown threats, a Privacy Control component providing protection from Internet fraud, an Anti-Spam component which filters out unsolicited emails, powerful parental controls and a whole lot more.
Kaspersky makes use of the latest cloud technology to detect the very latest threats. The cloud-based Kaspersky Security Network gathers data from millions of participating usersâ?™ systems around the world to help defend you from the emerging viruses and malware attacks.
Potential threats are monitored and analyzed in real-time and any dangerous actions detected are completely blocked before they can cause any harm to your PC.
When it comes to the GUI, Kapesrsky Internet Security 2013 has a pleasant interface. It has a clean look and an organized control panel that can be easily located.
“Safe Money” is one of the new features to look out for this version of KIS. Itâ?™s a reworking of the Safe Run technology which aims to protect you when using online banking, shopping and payment services.
As soon as Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 detects a e-commerce or bank website, it automatically opens the relevant page in a protected browser, isolated from the rest of the system to help keep your credit card number and other personal data safe from cyber thieves.
The Virtual Keyboard keeps your passwords, account numbers and other details away from keyloggers.
Another big addition to KIS 2013 is the new Automatic Exploit Prevention engine, which aims to prevent malware from using vulnerabilities in Flash, Java, Adobe Reader and other common applications.
The other features in this edition of Kaspersky Internet Security include more accurate spam blocking, better detection of phishing sites, smaller update files for faster processing, and reduced demands on your system resources.
KIS 2013 can run four different types of scan for you:
Full Scan – to thoroughly analyzes all the files on all of the disks,
Critical Areas Scan – to analyze objects that are loaded at system startup or added by user
Vulnerability Scan – to detect and remove security vulnerabilities and
Custom Scan - that allows you to manually select the locations to be analyzed.
The URL Advisor also adds colour-coded tags to all web links to advise you of the danger level of the link and subsequent pages.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 also provides award-winning family protection feature that will help you to keep your children safe and also give you greater control over your childrenâ?™s access to the PC, the Internet, applications, games and websites.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 is fully compatible with Microsoftâ?™s latest operating system – Windows 8.
In addition, Kaspersky Now – a new application that has been developed to support Microsoftâ?™s new user interface which lets you monitor your PCâ?™s security status and launch vital security features.
And you get plenty of essential bonus tools along with this application which you can further explore.
Installing and Activating Kapersky Internet Security 2013
1 Download the special setup file of Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 from here.
2 Once the download completes, locate the downloaded file and double click on the setup file.
3 Once the installation begins, a check for the new version if available is done via Internet.
1 Safe Money for online banking and shopping
Kaspersky Internet Security has always provided protection for online transactions and, in the latest version, whenever you attempt to log on to an online bank, a payment system website or an e-commerce site, the new unique system will further secure it.
2 Secure Keyboard protects the personal data
SInce keyloggers can record the keystrokes you use to enter your credit card number or other valuable information via your keyboard, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 includes new Secure Keyboard technology.
3 System Watcher
Even if an unknown piece of malware manages to get onto your PC, Kasperskyâ?™s unique System Watcher will detect dangerous behaviour and allow you to undo or rollback most malicious actions.
4 Parental Control
A new Parental Control engine includes new and improved protection for children that use your PC. It provides more reliable filtering of websites that contain inappropriate content.
5 New anti-spam module
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 includes a new, improved anti-spam module that provides more reliable filtering of unwanted messages and also includes enhanced reporting about detected spam.
6 Better anti-phishing protection
A new anti-phishing engine improves your defenses against Internet fraudstersâ?™ attempts to gain access to your personal information.
7 Automatic Exploit Prevention
Even if your PC and the applications running on it havenâ?™t been updated with the latest fixes, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 can prevent exploitation of vulnerabilities.
8 Minimal impact on PC performance
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 is optimized so that it does not have a significant impact on network activity, the installation of programs, the launch of web browsers or the launch of programs.
9 Optimized antivirus databases
With antivirus information provided from the cloud, KIS 2013 has significantly reduced the size of the antivirus databases stored on your PC.
10 Reduced Battery Drain
When itâ?™s installed on a laptop that is running on battery power, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 automatically reduces its usage of resources to help increase the time the laptop can run before needing to be recharged.
11 Easy-to-use interface
The main interface window is optimized to help boost performance and ease of use for many popular user scenarios.
12 Gamer Mode
A special Gamer Mode feature ensures an uninterrupted game experience – while still keeping you secure.
This activation code works perfectly on new installations only and not on already installed KIS 2013.
That is, if you already have Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 installed on your computer, you need to uninstall it, download the new setup file from here , install it and then use the activation code.
If you try to use this code on already existing Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 on your computer, you will get an error saying “Trial Expired”.
If you have have already used this key previously for KIS 2012, then you will get just 30 days and not the 90 days.
OS Compatibility : Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 is fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8 (32 & 64bit).
System Requirements :
480 MB free space on the hard drive
XP Operating System:
- Processor 800 MHz or higher
- 512 MB available RAM
Vista, Windows 7 & 8 Operating Systems:
- Processor 1 GHz 32-bit /64-bit or higher
- 1 GB available RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB available RAM (64-bit).