Did you know that COMODO Internet Security has its own protocol handlers that allow you to perform certain tasks from a web page?
This includes tasks like opening a web page from a sandboxed browser, or starting a virus database update etc.
CIS 2013 supports several protocol handlers listed below. If you want to try them, you can install CIS 2013 free. Just go to: http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/free-internet-security.php
1 – safe://
This protocol is used to open any URL with a sandboxed browser.
For example: Try safe://www.google.com
The URL will be open in a sandboxed browser. Note the green border:
2 – kiosk://
Like the previous one, opens the URL from COMODO Virtual Kiosk.
E.g. try kiosk://www.google.com
URL will display in a browser from the kiosk:
3 – comodo://antivirus.Update
This command can be used in a hyperlink to Antivirus database update.
E.g. Update your virus database now! Link to comodo://antivirus.Update
Update should start if you clicked example above.
4 – comodo://antivirus.Scan?predefined=quick : this command starts a quick scan.
E.g. Scan your computer now! Link to comodo://antivirus.Scan?predefined=quick
You should see quick scanning started if you clicked on the link above:
We use these protocol handlers while dealing with our customers. Especially when we want them to scan their computers or update their databases through email.TEST YOUR EMAIL SECURITY GET YOUR INSTANT SECURITY SCORECARD FOR FREE