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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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Avira AntiVir Personal: Avira AntiVir Personal protects you from viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, adware, and various other kinds of malware, making it a fully functional antimalware tool and certainly one of the best free antivirus programmes.
The scope of malware that Avira AntiVir Personal can keep you safe from is alone enough to make it one of the best free antivirus software programmes but the heuristics and ease of use add to its value too.
BitDefender offers a complete suite of Internet security products, including antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, parental control and firewalls, giving customers automatic updates and fixes to threats faster than any other company on the market, 100 percent protection from all known malware threats and the only product with heuristics at both the desktop and server level.
Both of these products are based on BitDefender's proven antivirus and anti-spyware technology.
Antivirus Scanner for Unices uses unique virtual and desktop detection methods based on BitDefender's B-HAVE (Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments) behavioral detection engine, the most advanced heuristics detection technology in the antivirus community.
Through the use of our innovative B-HAVE heuristics technology in BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices, we are making available one of the market's most powerful, multi-platform anti-malware scanning solutions available for both Unix and Windows environments," said Alexandru Balan, BitDefender Product Manager.
We are thrilled that GRISOFT has made their antivirus engine along with its virus update service available to industry vendors like us," said Bill Billman, CTO of Declude.
When it comes to protecting against computer threats, the first step is to have antivirus protection and the ability to update and maintain upcoming virus threats in real-time.
Virus writers and criminal organizations are in a constant battle with antivirus vendors and have developed a number of ways to hide viruses and other malware from pure signature driven antivirus protection.
Net monitors global malware epidemics based on information gathered from two-way communication between NOD32 Antivirus users and ESET's ThreatLab.
The integration of the Kaspersky antivirus and anti-spyware technology bolsters Juniper's Enterprise Infranet strategy by delivering an additional and necessary piece of threat control.