AVX for ICQ is an antivirus special designed for ICQ. It is able to intercept, filter and virus scan all files sent during an ICQ chat session. Based on a new proprietary technology, AVX for ICQ incorporates features found on enterprise-class corporate firewalls. The product uses the powerful virus protection engine incorporated into the AntiVirus eXpert Professional, the full-featured antivirus for desktop. At the moment a file that contains malicious code is transferred, AVX for ICQ alerts the user about it, providing a full range of options including removal and disinfection. Thus, the user is enabled to have a full control over the transferred file and decide whether to accept it or not. The virus signatures database can be updated at any moment from website.