A microschemanet is a computer virus that “infects” a Microsoft Word or similar application and causes a sequence of actions to be performed automatically when the application is started or something else triggers it.
Macro viruses tend to be surprising but relatively harmless. A typical effect is the undesired insertion of some comic text at certain points when writing a line. A macro virus is often spread as an e-mail virus. A well-known example in March, 1999 was the Melissa virus virus.
5 – Microsoft Security Essentials
Use Microsoft Security Essentials to help guard against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It provides real-time protection for your home or small business PCs. Microsoft Security Essentials is free and designed to be simple to install and easy to use. It runs quietly and efficiently in the background so you don’t have to worry about interruptions or making updates.
– Comprehensive malware protection
– Supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
– Available in 33 languages
– Simple, free* download
– Protects you quietly in the background
– Automatic updates
It is worth noting that Microsoft Security Essentials is not treated as other third party antiviruses and Microsoft also agrees to this. Microsoft says they want to make sure that no PC should be unprotected.
4 – Panda Cloud Antivirus
Panda Cloud Antivirus is a free antivirus program that uses the cloud to scan for malware and viruses on your computer. It only works where necessary. It’s so light you won’t even notice it. Panda Cloud Antivirus is based on Collective Intelligence, a system that continuously collects and analyzes viruses and other threats gathered from the community of millions of Panda users around the world.
– Real-time Antivirus & Antispyware
– Behavioural analysis protection
– Process Monitor
– URL & web filtering
– Translated into 20 languages
3- Avira Free
Avira is an award-winning product that provides comprehensive protection against all types of threats, secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free. By combining Free Antivirus with the Online Essentials dashboard, Avira has transformed its app from a PC utility to a cross-platform security solution. Till now Avira has got 299 168 930 global installs.
– Advanced Real-Time Protection
– Browser Tracking Blocker
– Website Safety Advisor
2- AVG Antivirus Free 2014
AVG Antivirus Free not only gives you the top-quality antivirus protection and security features that you’d usually expect only from a paid product, but added privacy features for 2014 help keep your personal information safe both online and on your PC, and the new integrated File Shredder permanently deletes sensitive files to keep them from falling into the wrong hands. Add to this with Anti-Spyware Technology and WiFi Guard, and you can be sure that wherever you are, at home or on the move. It ensures that scanning take place when your PC isn’t busy with other tasks. In other words, you can get on and do what you need to without any delays or interruptions.
– Antivirus: Blocks viruses, spyware, & other malware
– Link Protection: Scans web, Twitter, & Facebook links
– File Shredder: Securely deletes files to prevent snooping
1- Avast Free Antivirus
The entire avast! 2014 family includes a DynaGen-powered intelligent antivirus that streams micro-updates to your computer in real time, to catch new malware faster. Plus, you can fix current problems instantly, without uninstalling a previous antivirus. And it even has high-tech options like Remote Assistance. 2014 Avast is not just an antivirus but it has the capability to fully secure your PC from all kind of threats. It is very easy to use and very light.
– Intelligent Antivirus with new DynaGen technology
– Anti-malware Protection plus anti-spyware & anti-rootkit
– Stream Filtering
– Stable and better compatible firewall
– Android protection included