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Synonyms for virus

anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

Synonyms for virus

a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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The TrendLabs 24x7 global antivirus research and support network forms the backbone of the Trend Micro service infrastructure.
In addition, a quarterly virus definition subscription service, the Symantec AntiVirus Update Service (SAV-U), is available for an annual fee of $69.
In order to display the VB100 logo, an antivirus product must have demonstrated in tests that:
The Norton AntiVirus for NetWare actively scans for over 2,000 known virus signatures as well as unknown virus signature activity and includes patent-pending NOVI technology, the most effective processes available for detecting new viruses and viral classes.
For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.
The Norton Virus Scan users who wish to add repair and other capabilities can upgrade to the full version of The Norton AntiVirus version 2.
A recent Harris Interactive([R]) survey found 65 percent of adults in North America turn off their antivirus solution because it slows their system.
Established in 1991, GRISOFT employs some of the world's leading experts in antivirus software, specifically in the areas of virus analysis and detection, software development, and antivirus support.
With just four percent of system overhead, ESET NOD32 Antivirus provides industry-leading speed and performance while utilizing its advanced heuristics technology to proactively identify potential threats.
High-performance, low-impact ESET NOD32 Antivirus software offers consumers comprehensive protection in a product designed to automatically update behind-the-scenes without impacting other applications, so users always have the most current protection available.
BitDefender(R), an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today corporate growth numbers demonstrating rapid growth of its North American sales and reseller program since the establishment of its U.
BitDefender(R), an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, today announced that BitDefender 9 Professional Plus was awarded VB100% certification from Virus Bulletin for its ability to detect 100% of the viruses on the WildList.
BitDefender(R), an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, today announced the release of BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices, the latest version of BitDefender Linux Edition.
With this new GRISOFT offering, partners may add superior antivirus protection to their product portfolio enabling them to provide customers with more complete security solutions at a faster rate.