Reviews and Problems with Kaspersky Lab Internet Security 2013
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Kaspersky Internet Security (2013)
5 October 2012
Conclusion: Kaspersky Internet Security is a competent security suite that delivers everything you need for protection. Its phishing and spam protection are improved since last year, and the new Safe Money feature protects your online financial transactions. It's a very good choice.
Pros: Kaspersky Security Network analyzes unknown files, identifies known files. Very good anti-malware scores in tests by PCMag and independent labs. Intelligent firewall doesn't hassle users. Accurate antiphishing. SPam filter blocked no valid mail. Parental control better than most suites. Safe Money feature protects online transactions.
Cons: Malware cleanup can take a long time. Safe Money can't block clipboard capture, can't always block screen capture. Minor drag on system performance.
Summary: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 has the power and features that experts need, while also being easy enough for novices to use. And while there are no revolutionary new changes this time around, most areas see worthwhile improvements, making the suite a solid and worthwhile upgrade.
Pros: Accurate malware detection, smart firewall, improved antiphishing, capable online shopping/ banking protection, comprehensive parental controls, reduced performance impact, more accurate spam filter, very configurable, lots of features
Cons: Average scanning speeds, occasional issues with Safe Money error messages, "Safe Run" dropped, help file needs work