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Quality of freeware antivirus software
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2011 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Qquality of freeware security software (English)
Abstract [en]

War between malware and antimalware software started two decade back and have adopted the modern techniques with the evolution of technological development in the field of information technology. This thesis was targeted to analyze the performance of freeware antivirus programs available in the market. Several tests were performed to analyze the performance with respect to the core responsibilities of these software’s to scan and detect the viruses and also prevent and eradicate form them. Although irrelevant for common users may be but very important for technical professionals, many tests were performed to analyze the quality of these softwares with respect to their effects on the system it-self like utilization and engagement of precious resources, processing times and also system slowdown because of monitoring techniques. The results derived from these tests show not only the performance and quality of these softwares but also enlighten some areas to be focused for further analysis.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 150 p.
Keyword [en]
Quality of freeware Antivirus, security software, Antivirus quality.
National Category
Computer Systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-74438ISRN: LiTH-ISY-EX—11/4541--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-74438DiVA: diva2:484494
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Computer Engineering
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2011-12-20, Algoritmen, Linköpings universitet SE-581 83 LINKÖPING, Linköping, 10:00 (English)
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Technology
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