Antivirus Software

(redirected from Virus protection)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The combination of Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies and improved hardware technology, as found in Enhanced Virus Protection from AMD, is an important step in providing a multi-layered defense against many common online threats," said Will Poole, senior vice president, Windows Client Business, Microsoft Corp.
Centralized Virus Protection Distribution and Updates with SAM
Commtouch has over 15 years of experience developing messaging software and is a global developer and provider of proprietary anti-spam and Zero-Hour virus protection solutions.
Only AMD64 technology addresses the need for virus protection in x86 processors by providing the capability for a more secure environment with Enhanced Virus Protection when enabled by the upcoming Microsoft Windows XP SP2.
However, Central Point Software, the company that provided the virus protection software for DOS 6.
Real-time virus protection, coupled with our ability to detect Email vulnerabilities, enables Declude to defend the network perimeter better than any other offering.
Commtouch has 15 years of experience developing messaging software, and is a global developer and provider of proprietary anti-spam and Zero-Hour virus protection solutions.
Through this partnership, Sendmail will offer its customers cutting edge spam filtering and Zero-Hour(TM) virus protection services, based on Commtouch's Recurrent Pattern Detection(TM) (RPD(TM)) technology.
Commtouch(R) (NASDAQ:CTCH), the developer of ground-breaking RPD(TM) technology for real time anti-spam and Zero-Hour(TM) virus protection, announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Intoto, a leading provider of network-centric secure gateway software for networking and communications original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
7 Million Subscribers, Will Enhance Its Messaging Services with Commtouch Anti-Spam and Zero-Hour Virus Protection Technologies
Commtouch's technology for anti-spam and Zero-Hour virus protection is now available to all AhnLab customers, including over 14,000 corporations throughout Asia.