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The Allowlist program lets you add legal software to the Kaspersky Allowlist system. Registration in the program is open to clients, vendors and software developers interested in proactively preventing false positives.

Program goals

  • Reduce the number of false positives in Kaspersky products and lower the risk of incorrectly classifying participant software
  • Significantly reduce the burden on participant and Kaspersky support teams
  • Ensure the best possible user experience for Kaspersky products



  • Participation is free
  • Unbiased third-party expert evaluation by Kaspersky
  • Confirmed absence of false positives in current Kaspersky security solutions
  • Participant support


Requirements for Allowlist program participants

  • Participants must provide a link to an active website with up-to-date information on the company and its products

    • The site must include the company’s legal address
    • The site must not promote religious, political or pseudoscience content
    • The names of site elements for interacting with the user clearly indicate their purpose, and user interaction scenarios are unambiguous

  • Participant software

    • Does not promote religious, political or pseudoscience content
    • Does not copy the interface of third-party products or standard operating system messages, and does not display false messages from third parties
    • Does not advertise or promote third-party software or web resources unrelated to the software launch platform (for example, Steam or Origin)
    • Does not access harmful resources or resources with potentially unwanted software
    • Does not use intentionally misleading language to force users to pay to use its features
    • Can be used as a remote administration tool on the condition that the software has not been used by cybercriminals and cannot be used for hidden remote access to user computers

  • The company’s digital signature (if available) is not used by other vendors and has not been compromised


Scan your files on Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Portal

The service provides up-to-date information on software identified by Kaspersky, including software submitted as part of the Allowlist program.

Please review the recommendations how to reduce risks of false positives.

Threat Protection efficiency of Kaspersky solutions is confirmed by independent research. The protection quality is created by implementing a variety of technologies which provide both a high level of threat detection and minimum of false alarms.

In the article, you will learn what a false detection (or a false positive) is, and how to avoid it. Also, you will know how to decrease the risks of false alarms and possible damage they may cause. This article will be useful both for companies with and without a critical infrastructure. The recommendations are applicable in both cases