Antivirus software Introduction • A protective software designed to defend your computer against malicious software. • Malicious software, or "malware" includes: viruses, Trojans, keyloggers, hijackers, dialers, and other code that vandalizes or steals your computer contents. • In order to be an effective defense, your antivirus software needs to run in the background at all times, and should be kept updated so it recognizes new versions of malicious software.
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Antivirus software Independent rating This review picks the best antivirus software for Windows based on its malware detection scores in independent antivirus tests, system performance, and usefulness of features.
Antivirus softwareDisadvantages • Limited Detection Techniques • Doesn't Fully Protect • Slows Down PC or Network • Conflicts
Antivirus software Summary • It is highly recommended that all organisations install an antivirus system. Without a doubt, most organisations with internet access will be susceptible to a virus attack – this is pretty much unavoidable. • There are many excellent and different packages available but do make sure that they are capable of dealing with viruses and other malware.
Antivirus softwareRecommendations • This are the top five highly recommended Antivirus sofwares • AVG AntiVirus for Windows 7 • Kaspersky AntiVirus • Norton AntiVirus • F-Security • McAfee