The classification tree

All objects detected by Kaspersky Lab projects are represented in the Classification Tree.

Detected objects are divided into the following classes: Malware, AdWare, RiskWare, and PornWare. The Malware class includes the following sub-classes: Viruses and Worms, Trojans, Suspicious Packers, and Malicious Tools.

The Malware subclasses Viruses and Worms and Trojan programs are shown in red, while the Malware subclasses Suspicious Packers and Malicious Tools are shown in yellow, as are programs in the RiskWare, PornWare and AdWare classes.

Programs in the RiskWare and PornWare classes are categorized by behaviour, as are programs in each Malware subclass.