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Antivirus Glossary
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Virus terms and definitions can sometimes be confusing. Use the virus glossary to learn what the various malicious code terms really mean.

ActiveX

Antivirus

Attachment

Behavior Blocking

Boot Sector Virus

Buffer Overrun

Disinfection

False Positive

File Viruses

Heuristics

Hoax

In the Wild

Integrity Checker

Internet Worm

ITW

Macro Virus

Malware

Payload

Polymorphic Virus

Portable Executable

Scanner

Stealth

Trojan

Virus

Worm

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