antivirus software

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an·ti·vi·rus soft·ware

(an'tē-vī'rŭs sahft'wār)
Software designed to detect, prevent, or remove computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses.
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The creators of the latest versions of the MyDoom email worm have embedded a secret message inside their code, asking for a job in the anti virus industry.
IMail Anti Virus is installed at the server level and scans e-mail messages as they come into the server and does not require installation of an agent on end-users' computers.
Kaspersky Lab, an anti-virus software developer with offices in Russia, the UK and South Africa, has launched a new version of its Kaspersky Anti Virus for Linux software.