In the context of Symantec EndPoint, the term virus is used to cover all threats that work in a virus-like manner. Symantec EndPoint can detect, delete, and quarantine viruses, and repair the side effects of viruses. A security risk is a known program, in a category such as adware or spyware, that may or may not present a risk to the security of a computer. Symantec EndPoint can detect, quarantine, and repair the side effects of risks in these security risk categories.
Symantec AntiVirus is installed on all HSTS managed desktops and laptops and provides up-to-date virus, spyware, and information security risk protection.