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Anti virus

Software applications for preventing, detecting, and removing malware, including computer viruses, worms, and trojan horses.

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stealth virus

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These viruses attempt to hide themselves to avoid detection by virus scanners.


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Actions taken by a virus beyond infecting files, anything from displaying harmless messages to deleting files to making systems unbootable.

polymorphic virus

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Viruses which change code every time they infect, avoiding detection by antivirus scanners.


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Antivirus technology designed to detect and remove malicious code.

behaviour blocking

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When files attempt to modify the system registry, behavior blockers temporarily prevent the modification to ask the user's permission. Such modifications can be legitimate, but often come with ...


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Removing a virus infection from a file.

false positive

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Faulty coding in a legitimate file which flags up as a virus signature.

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