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virus detection software

Edited by Darrel Ince

in A Dictionary of the Internet

Third edition

Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744150

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Programs which detect the intrusion of *viruses into a computer system. This type of software can be categorized into two types: software that is continually executed while a computer is running and software which is periodically executed to check for the presence of viruses. There are four main virus detection programs: ...

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Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications

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