Thursday, March 18, 2010

AntIvirus SoftWare

  • Avira is a German Antivirus Software.
  • Its antivirus applications are based on the AntiVir scan engine also known as "Luke Filewalker"
  • First launched 1988
  • Avira is one of the most widely used antivirus programs in the world, with 100 million users worldwide as of September 2009
  • Avira protect computers form virus,worm and hackers.
  • AV-Comparatives awarded Avira AntiVir Premium with the highest score, the "Advanced+" distinction, in February, May, and August 2008, earning it the 2008 "AV Product of the Year" award
  • Avira had the highest signature and proactive detection rates in all major independent antivirus tests
  • Kaspersky is computer security company.
  • co-founded by Natalya Kaspersky
  • magazine rated this antivirus as "red herring 100 europe"
  • The Kaspersky Anti-Virus engine also powers products or solutions by other security vendors such as checkpoint, bluecoat and so on.
  • Norton AntiVirus, developed and distributed by Symantec Corporation
  • provides malware prevention and removal during a subscription period.
  • Symantec distributes the product as a download, a box copy, and as OEM software
  • Norton AntiVirus runs on Microsoft Windows and Mac Os X. Version is the latest Windows build.
  • Windows 7 support is in development for versions 2006 through 2008. Version 2009 has Windows 7 supported update already. Version 2010 natively supports Windows 7, without needing an update. Version 11.1.1 is the latest Mac build.

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