Kenya‘s brilliants have come up with the country’s first developed working antivirus called the bunifu Sniper antivirus.  The antivirus has proven even more effective than other antiviruses in the market. Its file system scan engine and the windows kernel service which depends on its virus definition database work together to be able to detect viruses in the system drives, networks and removable media. 

With the knowledge of data transmission including wireless and LAN the virus scan engine can access shared network drives based on the device visible IP or Mac address and do a complete scan and disinfection of viruses.

The team behind this innovation comprises Emmanel Yatich-the User Interface designer, Amos Chepchieng-programmer, Elisha Kiptukyo-finance manager, Winston Chemjo- web developer, Solomon Komen- chief marketing officer, Philip Koimet-Human Resource Manager and Dorine Ng’etuny- the Communications Officer. 

Developed under Bunifu Technologies, Sniper’s features include: Wireless and LAN scanner, document & file repair and restore, folder repair and restore, file and folder unlock, wireless and LAN threat sensor, batch safe-mode repair script generator, Linux repair script generator, pro-active real-time file system surveillance and monitoring for threats, internet and firewall security, automated removable media scan, bunifu anti-piracy licensing module for piracy protection.

The young innovators have also come up with: an Exam management system, an accounting software providing real time analysis and record keeping of day to day transactions, school registration software that helps keeping student and staff record and light bolt SMS a mass message sending software with the ability to send customized personalized messages to many just from a single text.

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