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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Although we cannot make claims of certainty yet, after we get good results from these studies we will be able to say that we have developed a true virus killer.
Singapore scientists from Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) under the Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) found that this 'switch' called Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) when turned on, activates the production of interferons - a potent class of virus killers that enables the body to fight harmful pathogens such as dengue and influenza viruses.