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 for antivirus software
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  antivirus software
  antivirus program
      Programs to detect and remove computer viruses.  The
     simplest kind scans executable files and boot blocks for a
     list of known viruses.  Others are constantly active,
     attempting to detect the actions of general classes of
     viruses.  antivirus software should always include a regular
     update service allowing it to keep up with the latest viruses
     as they are released.

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