McAfee VirusScan PlusOverview
New VirusScan Plus combines trusted 3-in-1 protection--anti-virus, Anti-Spyware, and firewall into a single, always-on, always up-to-date service to guard your hard drive, digital photos, music files, financial records, privacy, and Web browsing. VirusScan Plus automatically looks for known and unknown threats in e-mail, downloads, IM, and media. If problems are found, it immediately attempts to clean, quarantine, or delete infections with Minimal interruption to your work. Meanwhile pro-active spyware blocking and firewall protection help stop dangerous programs like key-loggers from trying to launch on your system and hackers from invading your PC. Also includes McAfee SiteAdvisor safe surfing protection.
VirusScan automatically scans inbound (POP3) and outbound (SMTP) email and email attachments for most popular email clients, including Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Eudora, Pegasus and others.
Instant Message Scanning
VirusScan scans Instant Message attachments sent via AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and Windows Messenger.
Many of the fastest spreading viruses, like I Love You, use scripts to infect your PC. ScriptStopper detects then stops these threats.
WormStopper stops mass-mailing worms like Sobig by detecting activity that may indicate a new, undetected worm is active on your PC. Like email sent to more than 40 recipients or more than five emails sent in less than 30 seconds.
Protecting loss of data and privacy, VirusScan detects potentially malicious desktop applications like spyware, adware, Web dialers and more.
Windows Explorer integration
Access VirusScan directly by selecting files and clicking the VirusScan icon in the Windows Explorer window.
VirusScan automatically attempts to clean virus-infected files when a malicious threat is detected.
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