Also called antivirus software. Protection Software can detect viruses on a computer, delete viruses, and continuously scan for viruses to prevent infection. This type of software typically runs in the background providing 24/7 protection from virus attacks. Virus protection software is not often installed on Estimated to be the most valuable brand in the world, Apple ... More mobile devices because Apple says they are unnecessary. One reason is that the apps downloaded from Apple’s Short for the word application. An app is a small software a... Store are free of viruses. Virus protection is more popular on The mobile device operating system for non-Apple smartphones... More mobile devices where apps can come from anywhere.