for adults and children
What do they do?
anti-virus software are used to put onto your computer to block and scan for viruses (such as... malware, Trojan horse, worms and key logger) this can greatly help you to protect you computer and all of the files. if you get it, it will shield your computer and block viruses as they come in. to have full protection you will have to upgrade your protection every time your server has been upgraded, though if you do this it will block new and unsuspected hacks from doing anything to your computer or its files. some common protection servers are: Google, Firefox, safari (only for apple mac's), magix, Microsoft and kaspersky though there are many others to choose from if you do some research. some useful links are: http://support.kaspersky.com/common/service.aspx?el=1464 , http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download , http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/familysafety/ , http://www.magix.info/us/comodo-internet-security.update.309951.html , http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/security/ and http://www.apple.com/uk/safari/features.html .