McAfee VirusScan Ver 8
Are you exposed? Don't surf the Net, download files or open email attachments without the latest defense against more than 67,000 known viruses and the 300 new ones discovered every month.
Trusted by over 2 million satisfied users worldwide, VirusScan protects your PC, files and email address book from high-risk, productivity-killing viruses, worms and trojans like Bugbear, Slammer, Code Red, Nimda, SirCam and Nicehello.
Easy to use and always on guard, VirusScan automatically checks for virus updates and software updates, so your protection is always up-to-the-minute. And it's from McAfee Security, the most trusted name in online security.
New! Email Scanning
VirusScan automatically scans inbound (POP3) and outbound (SMTP) email and email attachments for most popular email clients, including Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Mail, Eudora, Pegasus and others.
New! Instant Message Scanning
VirusScan scans Instant Message attachments sent via AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and Windows Messenger.
Many of the fastest spreading viruses, like I Love You, use scripts to infect your PC. ScriptStopper detects then stops these threats.
WormStopper stops mass-mailing worms like Sobig by detecting activity that may indicate a new, undetected worm is active on your PC. Like email sent to more than 40 recipients or more than five emails sent in less than 30 seconds.
New! Detects Spyware
Protecting loss of data and privacy, VirusScan detects potentially malicious desktop applications like spyware, adware, Web dialers and more.
New! Windows Explorer integration
Access VirusScan directly by selecting files and clicking the VirusScan icon in the Windows Explorer window.
VirusScan automatically attempts to clean virus-infected files when a malicious threat is detected.
New! MS Outlook Scanning
VirusScan integrates directly on the MS Outlook toolbar for instant, on-demand scanning of older email or folders.
New! Silent Updating
VirusScan silently updates virus definitions (DATs), without interrupting your work, ensuring your computer is always up-to-date.
New! Submit Files to AVERT?
VirusScan sends suspicious files directly to the McAfee Antivirus Emergency Response Team (AVERT) for assessment.
Virus Map & Information Library
See how the latest threats are infecting computers worldwide, then research them via direct links to the McAfee Virus Information Library.