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Computer Virus Guide
What is a Virus?
Virus Risk
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Signs of a Virus Infection
Virus Software Deployment
Virus Defence Software Companies
Macro Viruses
Virus Hoaxes

Computer Virus Guide

Virus Defence Software Companies

For convenience, a number of leading anti-virus service companies are detailed below.

Some of these are purely vendors of virus defence software whilst others provide broader services that include e-mail scanning, content filters and firewalls.

Inclusion of companies detailed on these pages does not reflect any form of endorsement by the DTI. Links are detailed because sites may provide virus alerting services that you may find useful. This is by no means a definitive list and you are advised to research any company and products carefully prior to purchasing goods or services.

F-Secure http://www.f-secure.com
Finjan http://www.finjan.com
Frisk Software International http://www.f-prot.com
McAfee http://www.mcafee.com
Messagelabs http://www.messagelabs.com
Mimesweeper http://www.mimesweeper.com
Network Associates http://www.networkassociates.com
Sophos http://www.sophos.com
Symantec (Norton AntiVirus) http://www.symantec.com
TrendMicro http://www.trendmicro.com

If you are aware of any additional virus defence software companies that provide freely available information on malicious software that should be added to this list, you can contact us.

This information based on Crown Copyright 2003