Antivirus (AV) software

Antivirus (AV) software,

Definition of Antivirus (AV) software:

  1. Computer program that stays in the background, and attempts to counteract computer viruses by continuously monitoring all data files introduced into the computer. On detecting irregularities in the behavior of new data, or finding data which matches or resembles the signature (definition) of a known virus, AV software blocks its action (execution) and alerts the user or the system administrator.

Meaning of Antivirus (AV) software & Antivirus (AV) software Definition