Anti-Virus Software

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Anti-Virus software is a real time protection software that you install in order to prevent viruses, worms, etc. This is not to be confused with “Post Cleanup” antivirus software which, as the name implies, is for AFTER you have an infection and you want to get rid of it.

  1. Popular AV Software includes:

    • Norton AV
    • McCaffee AV
    • Trend Micro AV
    • Avira AV
    • AVG AV
  2. Popular Post Cleanup Software includes:

    • MBAR- Malware Bytes regular
    • MBAM => Malware Bytes Anti Rootkit
    • Spybot Search and Destroy
    • Rkill => A small program to launch before others which clears active infections.
    • Rogue Killer
  3. Other software can target infections specializing in categories such as Adware:

    • Ultra Adware Killer Portable
    • ESET Powelinks Cleaner