What is Security and Antivirus software

Posted on 30 January 2014

Security & Antivirus software is each piece of software engineering  that prevents, detects and removes malicious computer software (malware) like browser hijackers, keyloggers, backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, malicious LSPs, dialers, fraudtools, adware and spyware.

Security & Antivirus classification

Since there are that many online threats, particular software intended for each single type of intruders. Such applications are Spyware Removers, Blockers & Access software, Monitoring & Keylogger software, etc.

However there are software solutions that are more complex and provide you with security against multiple types of malware.  Such software alternative are Internet Security Suite, Corporate Secuiry software and so on.

Identification methods are probably one of the most important components for each Security & Antivirus software. There are four basic methods – signature-based protection, heuristics (analysis), rootkit detection and real-time protection.

All these kinds of applications and many more can be found within our rich Security & Antivirus software category.

Appearance of Security & Antivirus software

Since the personal computer appeared in the 1980s, there was always such malicious software as viruses. However most of them written in this decade, were limited to self-reproduction and didn’t have any specific damage routine deployed to their code.

When it comes to who the creator of the first antivirus software product is, there are big argues about that. However the first publicly documented virus removal from a personal computer was achieved by Bernd Fix back in the 1987. 

Security & Antivirus software nowadays

Your security was always SoftPlanet’s top priority. Thus we browse the web constantly in search of top notch Security & Antivirus software solutions.

Antivirus applications are probably the most widespread programs inside its category. It is almost mandatory addition for each operating system nowadays. There are lots of alternatives on the market. We would like to recommend you a few freeware and shareware software solution, which will keep viruses away from you PC. Such apps are AVG AntiVirus, ESET NOD32 Antivirus, UnThreat AntiVirus, Avast Free Antivirus 2014 and so on.

However if you are looking for more complex software utility to guard your system, you will definitely have to check out our great selections of Internet Security Suites and Security Suites. Leading applications within these sub-categories are AVG Premium Security, Panda Internet Security, F-Secure INTERNET SECURITY 2014, Norton 360, etc.

The Internet becomes more dangerous place for our kids every day. The developers from different nations have developed lots of applications, called Parental Control software that allows you to protect your children to be exposed on unwanted and inappropriate online content. SAINT is a very well-thought example of such software.

You probably have heard of password encryption, which is a great method of securing your data, right? However over time the number of password keeps growing constantly. Basically, you need a password for each account you create. So it becomes very difficult to remember all of them. You don’t have worry about that, because there is software for such purpose as well. It is called Password Manager. There are thousands of solutions on the market probably. However we gather only the best of them. Such applications are PasswdFinder, KeePass Password Safe, Password Saver, etc.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are looking for proper Security & Antivirus software for your home or business. We will be glad to help you.



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