anti-virus program

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a computer program that checks a computer for viruses and prevents their spread

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The source code was detected on a home computer that was running Kaspersky's antivirus software and had a feature called Security Network enabled that would automatically collect threat data and submitted the sample to the company.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global antivirus software package market to grow at a CAGR of 9.
The bulk of smartphone users do not have antivirus software due to the mistaken belief that only computers and laptops are vulnerable.
In fact, if you visit the homepage of Symantec or McAfee, two companies who built their empires on selling antivirus software, the phrase doesn't even appear once on their respective homepages.
These vulnerabilities can potentially allow attackers to break into systems using such antivirus software.
17 in Japan, with the software developed by Russian antivirus software writer Eugene Kaspersky and his associates.
Install antivirus software from a well-known, reputable company, update it regularly, and use it properly.
A spokesperson for the company said that with 700 new viruses appearing in November alone antivirus software that is just a couple of months old could compromise security.
Offering antivirus software bundled with Anti-Spam and Anti Spyware makes sense - It reduces multiple software utilities and avoids conflicts between Antivirus and Anti-Spyware or Anti-Spam software," explained Eric Kwon, the president & CEO of Global Hauri Inc.
Cunningly, it may even describe itself inthe email as a piece of antivirus software.
In late 1998, however, IU's Bloomington campus suffered a macro virus attack; the existing antivirus software was powerless.
Worst of all, says White, "many users of antivirus software blissfully continue to use antivirus software that is more than a year out of date.
For me, it's a challenge to see if I can outsmart antivirus software, and to try to think of innovative ways to do this.
TETTNANG, Germany -- Wrapping up an overall excellent year in terms of revenue and market share growth, IT security expert Avira announced today that its flagship Avira Free Antivirus software was downloaded 16,175,902 times from the CNET Download.
Thanks to the growing demands of PC users, antivirus software is rapidly increasing in the market.