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Virus AlertThe principle of anti-virus software – detection and removal of malicious code using the full range of technologies. Antivirus technologies are developed in parallel with the evolution of malware are becoming more sophisticated as the complexity of threats.

The principles of the anti-virus programs can be classified in several ways. One type of classification is based on what the threat is neutralized – known or unknown virus analysts and security companies:

– Reactive protection – protection against known threats with knowledge of the parts of the code, and other unique features of existing malware. In order for such protection has worked successfully, antivirus software must be updated signature database;

– Proactive protection – protection from unknown threats based on knowledge of non-unique features code and behavior characteristic of destructive software. (more…)