The traditional method of virus detection is based on scanning for known viruses. To new viruses that are not yet committed to be able to make spores virus scanners use heuristic detection technology.
This heuristic virus scanners search for different program instructions, which differ from normal programs. So it is possible to also new, not yet widely known viruses to detect.
UPDATE: ThreatFire AntiVirus has been taken over by Symantec and the website refers to its product Norton. For alternatives you can look in our overview of free virus scanner software.
ThreatFire AntiVirus is a freeware virus scanner program. The program does not scan to a fixed list of known viruses, but it detects suspicious behavior of programs. When a program is suspicious on the computer will be blocked and the user gets notified about this.
ThreatFire AntiVirus has the following features:
ThreatFire AntiVirus screenshots
You can free download ThreatFire AntiVirus and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
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