Sysadmins were bombarded with automated alerts by email about the bogus problem.
The issue was resolved with a functional update, issued on Wednesday evening.
In some cases, it may prevent you from accessing an entire web site, if that site poses a risk.
False positives hitting antivirus updates have affected all vendors from time to time.
The consequent problems are at their worst when Windows operating system files are falsely classified as potentially malign and quarantined, resulting in unstable or unusable Windows boxes.
Download F-Secure fsdbupdate Kaspersky Antivirus / Internet Security / Pure Updates Updating a Kaspersky product offline isn’t quite as easy as some of the other competitor’s software, although luckily it isn’t too difficult.
First you need to download the zip file for your specific product, for KAV or KIS go to section 3 - step 1.