Home > Electronics Tutorials > Online Computer Terms Dictionary > A

Online Computer Terms Dictionary - A

antivirus software

<tool> 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.



Nearby terms: anti-aliasing antichain antisymmetric antivirus software ANTLR ANU ANU ML