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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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Two of the biggest reasons I added Microsoft Security Essentials to this list of the best free antivirus software is because it's directly from Microsoft and also because it's very easy to see if you're computer is secure from threats: if the icon next to your clock is green, you're in good; if it's red, something is wrong.
Comodo Antivirus: Comodo Antivirus from Comodo Security Solutions is another excellent programme, easily one of the best free antivirus options out there.
High-performance, low-impact ESET NOD32 Antivirus software offers consumers and businesses 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.
The new version of BitDefender's Internet Security and Antivirus solutions are available immediately for download from BitDefender's corporate website (http://www.
BitDefender is trusted by over 41 million users worldwide and offers the industry's most efficient line of antivirus and data security defense.
Listed as the # 1 antivirus solution provider by the leading consumer review publication
By continuing to provide anti-malware technology that has been proven in third party testing to be the most effective on the market, BitDefender has been able to grow a loyal customer base around the world, as well as build a growing reputation as one of the "must have" choices for antivirus software.
Virus Bulletin magazine tests the leading antivirus solutions against the viruses which appear in the 'In the Wild' list.
It can be bundled by Internet Service Providers, who may have their own security interface and just need an antivirus engine behind it.
HiVE helped BitDefender block 56 percent more viruses than signature-based antivirus systems, allowed BitDefender to significantly lower reaction time to the two most publicized major viruses breakouts in January 2006 - WMF and Kama Sutra - and has allowed BitDefender to stay ahead of the most damaging Internet security malware and trends, including all six variants of the Zotob virus.
Intoto will demonstrate Kaspersky Lab's (Booth #223) antivirus technologies at Intoto's booth #2135 at the RSA Conference this week in San Jose, Calif.
Under the agreement, Juniper's enterprise customers today are able to leverage Kaspersky's award-winning antivirus and anti-spyware technology via Juniper's firewall/VPNs, providing them with a complete application intelligent threat management solution.