# New in protection:
* Improved removal of incompatible applications during installation.
* Improved product activation.
* Protection against unknown threats has been improved with the help of System Watcher.
* The Kaspersky URL Advisor module has been enhanced.
* Improved compatibility of Kaspersky URL Advisor.
* Protection against phishing has been improved.
* File security detection.
* Technologies of rootkit detection.
* The impact of the application on the system performance has been optimized.
* The application’s efficiency has been improved.
* Intellectual system of updates downloading has been implemented.
* Touch-screen support is added.
* The function to view tasks execution has been implemented within Task Manager.
* Kaspersky Desktop Gadget has been significantly enhanced (for Windows Vista/7 only).
# New in interface:
* The main application window now displays all necessary information on your computer’s protection status, the active defense components, the up-to-dateness of the anti-virus databases, and the license period.
* Browsing of Kaspersky Lab news has become more convenient. The news provides information about events in the company, special auctions and discounts.
* Statistics of Kaspersky Security Network activity is now available from the main application window. This feature allows to see how effective the “Cloud” technologies function and how secure your computer is protected.