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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Owners of these anti-viral software packages can download the updates.
The forum's sponsor is McAfee Associates, a manufacturer of shareware anti-viral software for the IBM PC and compatibles.
This check, sometimes called STAMIS Gunnery, makes sure your STAMIS system is still working, that the software is the right version, and that anti-viral software and the current maintenance master data file (MMDF) are loaded.
But the VBS stands for Visual Basic Script and ZoneLabs has a new version of of its anti-viral software, which includes a nifty item called Mailsafe.
By taking protective steps such as adopting virus prevention measures and using anti-viral software for the detection, identification, and prevention of computer viruses, accountants can help safeguard their company's systems from infection and damage.
In order to retain its effectiveness, the anti-viral software must be constantly updated to combat new viruses.