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antivirus software

antivirus software in Technology

Programs to detect and remove computer viruses. The simplest kind scans executable files and boot blocks for a list of known viruses. Others are constantly active, attempting to detect the actions of general classes of viruses. antivirus software should always include a regular update service allowing it to keep up with the latest viruses as they are released.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • Basically, the malware presents itself as a piece of antivirus software that is going to protect your machine.

  • And most users don't need to install things like antivirus software that's almost a necessity on Windows.

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