What is security software?
Security software can refer to virus protection software, as well as software to remove unwanted adware and spyware. Although in the past these were typically marketed and sold as separate software programs, today's applications usually protect against both viruses and adware/spyware.
Security software usually includes a real-time protection feature that attempts to stop potentially harmful programs before they infect your computer, and also scans your computer for such threats. The programs requires regular updating to remain effective against new malicious applications.
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Last modified on 2013-08-26.
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