Antivirus software are computer programs that attempt to identify, neutralize or eliminate malicious software. The term "antivirus" is used because the earliest examples were designed exclusively to combat computer viruses; however most modern antivirus software is now designed to combat a wide range of threats, including worms, phishing attacks, rootkits, trojan horses and other malware. Antivirus software typically uses two different approaches to accomplish this:
* examining (scanning) files to look for known viruses matching definitions in a virus dictionary, and
* identifying suspicious behavior from any computer program which might indicate infection.

The second approach is called heuristic analysis. Such analysis may include data captures, port monitoring and other methods.
Most commercial antivirus software uses both of these approaches, with an emphasis on the virus dictionary approach.

Kaspersky Lab's antivirus products - Trial Versions

Kaspersky Lab is pleased to offer all potential antivirus software customers the chance to evaluate our products free of charge before committing to purchasing them. Through our trial program, you can download a free, 30-day trial version of one of our products.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2009

This new solution from Kaspersky Lab combines antivirus protection with a personal firewall and an antispam filter, keeping your PC free from all types of Internet threats.
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This improved easy-to-use solution provides complete antivirus protection that allows you to surf the web safely and keeps your PC free of viruses, Internet and email worms, and Trojans.
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Protects your smartphone against malicious code.
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