In the previous chapters, we have discussed what malwares are, how they function and how to clean them. However, in this chapter, we will see the other side of automated protection, which are classified as anti-malwares or antivirus. The usage of this piece of software is very important these days because as we saw in the earlier chapters, the number of malwares are increasing exponentially as a result, it is impossible to detect them.
Each anti-malwares producer have their own technologies and techniques on how to detect the malwares, but it is worth mentioning that the they are very fast to detect because they take updates almost every day with the new malware detections.
Some of the most globally renowned and effective anti-malware or antiviruses are mentioned below −
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10
Panda Free Anti-virus
Spybot Search & Destroy
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+
AVG Antivirus 2016
Microsoft Security Essentials