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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That's why BullGuard Virus Scan, utilising technology that has achieved top scores in industry protection tests, has been designed to be fast, easy and efficient, allowing anyone to check for potential threats for free whenever they want, and as often as they want.
We know how important it is to ensure that security suites are capable of protecting against the latest threats, so we developed BullGuard Virus Scan with this in mind.
Netscape's Advanced Spam Controls, which let subscribers configure their inbox to reduce unwanted e-mail, and E-mail Virus Scan, which provides constant, real-time protection from known viruses before they reach the inbox, can each be added for an additional $1 per month.
The Virus Scan Wizard identifies infected devices so that network groups can take the steps necessary to contain and eradicate the infection.
Some, like Network Associates (formerly known as McAfee), which also sells anti-virus software, provide virus scans of data as it is being backed up.
New features include virus scanning memory for active virus infections, virus scanning boot sectors for boot viruses, virus scans within archive formats ZIP, RAR, ARJ, ACE, TAR, LHA or CAB and virus scans within Outlook Express, Outlook and Netscape e-mail.
The N100 is available with an Intel Core(TM) Duo or Solo processor that efficiently runs multiple programs simultaneously, such as business applications while conducting virus scans in the background.