Antivirus will help this in 2 ways:
- Real-time protection. (This is like a sentry, constantly monitoring for possible break-ins.)
- Detection and removal of dormant mal-ware (This is more like an investigator)
The most important thing to consider when choosing antivirus software is its protection strength--how well it detects, disables, and removes viruses, spyware, and other malware.
Our recommended Antivirus provider is VIPRE.
Malware quite simply is bad software that has found it's way to your computer via downloads, web surfing, installed programs, etc. This includes viruses, trojans, hoaxes and spam. We can safely hunt for and remove malware using our removal programs.
Spyware is bad software that aids in gathering information without a persons knowledge and sends it to another or asserts control over another computer without their permission. It does it by system monitors, trojans, adware and tracking cookies. We can safely hunt for and remove spyware using our removal programs.