18 April 2017

What is Antivirus Software? |Short|



Today we are going to talk about the Antivirus in short. So you will get to know about main things of Antivirus in short time, like – What is Antivirus Software? Short History Of Antivirus Software etc…


ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE


An Antivirus program, a software originally designed to detect or to protect your computer system from Viruses/ Malware. As the name says all… if Antivirus detect virus in your computer system, then it display a warning message on your computer screen, asking what action should be done, often giving the options to remove, ignore or move the file to the vault.

In modern Antivirus, software protects your computer from various threats. There are some main threats below:

  • Malicious - Browser Helper Objects (BHOs)
  • Ransomware
  • Keyloggers
  • Backdoors
  • Rootkits
  • Browser Hijackers
  • Trojan Horses
  • Worms
  • Malicious LSPs
  • Dialers
  • Fraudtools
  • Adware
  • Spyware






SHORT HISTORY


The first Antivirus Program was appeared in the late 1980s, when viruses were spreading rapidly. The first Antivirus program, in 1987, came by G Data Software for the Atari ST. Later in the same year VirusScan was introduced by John McAfee, which later became the McAfee antivirus program.


WHY WE NEED AN ANTIVIRUS PROGRAM?


If your computer is affected with many Viruses, Malware etc. then it will affect your computer system. For protecting your computer, for detecting that virus, for removing that virus etc. you need the Antivirus Software. You are using any Operating System (OS) in your computer system, you must need one Antivirus.


WHAT HAPPEN IF VIRUS INFECT TO YOUR COMPUTER WITHOUT ANTIVIRUS?


If a virus infects a computer without any antivirus then it will freeze your computer, slow down your computer, delete any file, consume many storage, disturb your running programs, your computer will may be restarting again-and-again etc. if anything is happen in your computer system, and you have not a Antivirus in your system then instantly install any antivirus and scan it to detect Virus.


SOME ANTIVIRUS LIST


  • FortiClient
  • AdAware Free Antivirus
  • Qihoo 360 Total Security
  • Comodo Antivirus
  • Avira Free Antivirus
  • MalwareBytes
  • AVG Antivirus
  • Avast Free Antivirus
  • Norton

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That’s all about the Antivirus Software. In our Blog you also get some other articles related to Security. These Articles are must read Articles if you want to Learn and Secure Your System…




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