Use of Antivirus Software


The use of antivirus software has a direct bearing with not having security software in the system.  With the world transforming slowly into an information age, every member of a family is a tech savvy. Therefore, there is a great likelihood of them, downloading some kind of malware or virus as they work online the whole day.

Technology that relates to computers like our smart phones, PCs and laptops are left at high-risk without security software. Some of these may be highlighted as:

  • Threat of Viruses and Malware
  • Threat of Spyware and Indentify theft
  • Disturbance from Spam
  • Threats from unnecessary junk files etc.

Evaluating all the above factors; there is enough justification of why “System Users” must necessarily install an antivirus into the system. This software will not only keep the system, away from threats but it will also keep it in a good working condition.

An antivirus software protect computer system from any unknown threats like viruses, spywares and other internet which can get into your computer through various means like external drives or through internet access. No matter whatever, system user’s surf online, they know their system will not get affected by virus threats. And most importantly if the users click by chance on an unwanted link/URL, antivirus will send an immediate message to the user. Hence, installing an antivirus into the system is the best way keep working hassle free thereafter.

The best antivirus software automatically gets updated with the latest virus definitions which make it capable to detecting new virus threats and removing them from the computer system.  Antivirus Software also helps in secure web surfing and protects your identity while you access various websites. Internet Security antivirus software allows data encryption feature as well which allows the confidential data like emails, passwords, ATM pins and other crucial information to be encrypted during online payment so that any middle man can’t steal the confidential information and information gets decrypted on when it reaches the receiver for which the information is intended. If the middle man steals the encrypted data through any means that also he/she can’t harm the sender in any case as the data is already encrypted which can only be decrypted by the original recovery only.

With raising awareness of the threats caused by scammers, it is always wise to use security software to avoid threats as users don’t actually know when they are going to get infected by unknown viruses, spyware and other internet threats.

In the present IT world, we strongly recommend use of antivirus software or anti spyware to keep your system free from any unknown threats which could result in big financial loses and even can result in data loss which is the most dangerous case.

That’s it in the discussion on various uses of antivirus software. We do believe that the facts mentioned above are true as per our knowledge. We would be happy to if any reader wanted to give their valuable suggestions on the above discussed topic.

We hope that readers would get benefited from the above discussion and we promise that we will be come back with some more in context on Antivirus Software. Till then keep Protegent in your system for secure computer use.