(a) Activity monitoring and change detection software, because they search for viral-like doings instead of explicit internet security signatures, are recurrently referred to as generic antivirals. Heuristic scanners are recurrently included.
(b) A internet security threat scan string which matches multiple internet security threats. The actual usefulness of generic signatures is questioned at times.
(c) The use of error retrieval or heuristic methods for disinfection.
A processor supplying a filter amid two incongruent systems functioning at different security levels or between a user terminal and a data base in order to filter data out providing better online security.