Antivirus Software

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Antivirus Software

A computer program designed to find, remove, and protect against malicious software such as viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Antivirus software has become especially important for businesses as their activities have become increasingly reliant on the Internet.
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Also strikingly similar is the extent to which end-users interact with CDP and anti-virus software.
6 Avoid using broadband ADSL/cable without a firewall and anti-virus software.
Previously, it had conducted research and offered anti-virus software as a service to its big corporate customers, but the company had not marketed anti-virus products.
MessageLabs says UK Business is paying out for ineffectual anti-virus software that just can't cope with the virus threats of today and is suffering the consequences.
The first anti-virus software to include the new service will come from Sophos.
The Internet and email are critical components of our business model, and we rely heavily on McAfee anti-virus software and services to protect our company's desktops from email-aware viruses and Internet-borne malicious code," says Stephen Turmo, PC LAN analyst at Old Republic Title.
Widespread use of anti-virus software provides increased protection against Y2K-related viruses, hoaxes and other malicious files.
Ultimately, it will cost you far less to buy anti-virus software than to enlist the costly services of a data recovery company.
Now, let's talk about protection: anti-virus software.
eEye Digital Security([R]), the leading developer of endpoint security and vulnerability management software solutions, as well as the industry's foremost contributor to security research and education, today announced that it has discovered Big Yellow, a significant, non-Microsoft-based malware that has both worm and botnet characteristics and is currently propagating in the wild using Symantec's popular anti-virus software.
In particular, Microsoft will have a difficult time matching the level of technical expertise and customer service for anti-virus software that is currently offered by McAfee Associates," he said.
Ships had a number of in-house legacy IT systems, each with its own anti-virus software, requiring constant updating with the latest signatures and virus definitions.