A computer virus is a small software program that can copy itself and infect a computer, spreads from one computer to another computer and that interferes with computer operation. A computer virus may corrupt or delete data on a computer, use an e-mail program to spread the virus to other computers, or even delete everything on the hard disk.
Computer viruses are most easily spread by attachments in e-mail messages or by instant messaging messages. Viruses can increase their chances of spreading to other computers by infecting files on a network file system or a file system that is accessed by another computer.
1. On the computer, turn on the firewall.
2. Keep the computer operating system up-to-date.
3. Use updated antivirus software on the computer.
4. Use updated antispyware software on the computer.
Antivirus regarded as the most capable tool in eradicating the virus right now. Antivirus software (or anti-virus) is software used to detect and remove computer viruses, as well as many other types of harmful software, collectively referred to as malware.
According to different surveys conducted by Popular Magazines and Sites, the below 5 Programs has been selected as the best AntiVirus Software of the Year 2010.
AVG Technologies has been protecting computer users against viruses, spy ware, and other malware since 1991 and become one of the The Most Popular Antivirus Ever!. AVG comes in a free version for personal "basic protection" use and a commercial version for "enhanced protection" use. The latest release is version 9.
Due to its high level of professionalism and dedication, Kaspersky Lab has become one of the market leaders in the development of antivirus protection. The company’s main product, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, regularly receives top awards in tests conducted by respected international research centers and IT publications. Kaspersky Lab was the first to develop many technological standards in the antivirus industry, including full-scale solutions for Linux, Unix and NetWare, a new-generation heuristic analyzer designed to detect newly emerging viruses, effective protection against polymorphic and macro viruses, continuously updated antivirus databases and a technique for detecting viruses in archived files. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 is a product intended for advanced users. It includes proven antivirus technologies that provide effective protection to millions of users across the globe.
Kaspersky Lab provides downloadable removal tools, product upgrades, antivirus and antispam databases, extra secure databases and product documentation on our website. You can also try any of our antivirus software products free for 30 days.
BitDefender is antivirus software that can be used for Microsoft Windows, Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, Mac OS X (beta) and FreeBSD. BirDefender available in 2 kinds of licensed and licensed free paid. BitDefender also equipped with Multi-layered proactive protection against new and unknown threats.
Avast! is an anti-virus program developed by ALWIL Software based in
. This program was
first released in April 1988. Avast! is one of the first-antivirus program
released for Windows x64. Prague, Czech Republic
Avast Antivirus software provides complete virus protection for your computer. Antivirus engine is complemented by anti-spyware, firewall and Antispam modules to protect you against phishing schemes, identity theft and internet-distributed web viruses.
Norton AntiVirus 2010
Symantec today announced their latest computer security solutions in the Indonesian market. Continuing the previous series, this time a security application bundle named Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 2010 and Internet Security 2010.
In Norton Internet Security and Antivirus 2010, Symantec implement a new security method called Quorum. This method has the ability to detect the malware that is better than traditional signature-based detection and behavior.