Kaspersky To Add Exploit Prevention, SSL Certificate Validation
By: Mike Lennon, SecurityWeek
Kaspersky Lab provided a sneak peek and demonstration of the 2013 edition of its Kaspersky Internet Security suite today at the Kaspersky Lab Security Summit 2012 taking place this week in Moscow—just miles away from the company’s headquarters.
In a hyper-competitive market, anti-virus vendors are constantly
looking to innovate and design new features and bring performance
enhancements in order to gain market share and fend off competition.
While Kasperksy Lab has added several new features to its
soon-to-be-released flagship Internet security software, two features
standout that appear to be Industry firsts in the category.
By far the most important new feature, and one that Kaspersky hopes
will help differentiate its newest offering from other competitive
products on the market, is a new technology dubbed “Automatic Exploit
This added layer of security will help users defend against targeted
attacks, and advanced attacks that may otherwise go undetected by a
traditional antivirus scanning engines. The company says that the
technology significantly reduces the chances of being infected via
web-based malware via drive-by-downloads, or falling victim to a