Avira Operations GmbH is a German antivirus software company. Avira is one of the most widely used antivirus programs in the world, with 100 million users worldwide. Avira security software refers to a range of antivirus and Internet security software for the Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and Solaris computing platforms by Avira. These applications are based on the AntiVir antivirus engine also known as Luke Filewalker, first launched in 1988. Like most antivirus software, it scans disks for malware and also runs as a background process, checking each opened and closed file. It can detect and possibly remove rootkits. AV-Comparatives awarded Avira AntiVir Premium with the highest score.
About (from Avira GmbH at www.avira.com)
“As a leading German security specialist, Avira has sound experience in the development and support of its solutions. In addition to programs specifically for use on single workstations, Avira primarily offers professional solutions for cross-system”