What is it?
AVZ Kernel for Kaspersky Anti-Virus is an antivirus program developed by Kaspersky Lab. It is designed to protect users from malware and is primarily designed for computers running Microsoft Windows. Kaspersky Anti-Virus features include real-time protection, detection and removal of viruses, trojans, worms, spyware, adware, as well as detection and removal of rootkits. It also includes instantaneous automatic updates via the "Kaspersky Security Network" service.
Description of avzkrnl.dll from Kaspersky Lab
“Kaspersky Anti-Virus brings you the essential antivirus technologies that your PC needs – in a product that’s easy to download, install and run. Kaspersky Anti-Virus works behind-the-scenes – defending you and your PC against viruses, spyware, Trojans, rootkits and other threats… all without significant impact on your PC’s performance.”