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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

antivirus software antivirus antivirus program Programs to detect and remove computer viruses. The simplest kind scans executable files and boot blocks for a list of known viruses. Others are constantly active, attempting to detect the actions of general classes of viruses. antivirus software should always include a regular update service allowing it to keep up with the latest viruses as they are released. (1998-02-25)