Don’t let your guard down when gaming

Don’t let your guard down when gaming

Sponsored | 07 Aug 2019

Gaming might seem like a fun little pass time. But ask any gamer and they’ll tell you that it is something much more serious than that. Gaming is a passion for millions of people around the globe. As anyone of these gamers, and they will they you that nothing beats a smooth, uninterrupted gaming session where they will be able to play in peace without facing any lag or being interrupted by any notifications.

In order to ensure that they get a smoother experience, many gamers tend to close any apps or software that might be running in the background. This is done in order to free up memory for the game. However, sometimes, gamers might also close their anti-virus software as well. This move may leave they exposed to a malware attack. In order to offer the best of both worlds, Kaspersky Total Security offers a feature called Gaming Mode, which puts the software to sleep and reduces the load on the CPU as well as GPU. Further, alerts and notifications are disabled when this mode has been turned on. This means that it will not interrupt your gaming sessions. However, it’s still running. So you are safe from any threats that might harm your PC. 

Turning on Gaming Mode on Kaspersky is pretty straightforward. All you have to do is head over to settings and turn it on. It’s quite simple and shouldn’t take more than a few seconds. This means that gamers can quickly turn it on, and get to gaming.

Of course, the fact that gaming Mode is a part of Kaspersky Total Security means that gamers get to enjoy all the other benefits that come with it. This includes a number of other features that will help them with their privacy and security as well.

A notable feature that will be handy for gamers is Password Managers. Gamers end to have to create a lot of accounts. This not only includes accounts for digital distribution platforms, but also accounts that gamers have to create within the game itself. Password Manager securely stores passwords without the need for gamers to remember them all.

Sometimes, attackers tend to use underhanded tactics in order to infect your PC. Apps Administrator helps to block malware that tends to disguise itself as legitimate hardware. This could include unscrupulous individuals who may promise you a free or discounted copies of the game. The so called ‘game’ could be malware, which would then infect your system.

These days, gaming and streaming tends to go hand in hand. As such, most gamers tend to have a webcam connected to their gaming PC. Kaspersky Total Security lets you protect your webcam from being accessed by any attackers, who might be able to gain unauthorised access to your webcam using malware. If Kaspersky Total Security detects any app attempting to access your webcam, it will inform you of the same. 

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