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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Virus protection should be an integral part of IT planning.
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