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2014-04-17 23:10:20

herdProtect Anti-Malware Scanner is a cloud-based Windows desktop program which detects malicious threats, spyware and adware by utilizing 68 of the leading industry anti-malware scanners. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Reason Software Company Inc. releases beta version of herdProtect, a cloud-based solution that offers a second-line of defense against malware by utilizing the brawn and combined wisdom of the industry's leading 68 anti-malware engines. herdProtect is designed to work in...

2014-02-24 20:23:21

The partnership will allow any of Bonzi's 2 million users to launch a free Check-in for Good campaign and use the digital technology to fundraise for their sport's organization TUALATIN, Ore., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-in for Good, a digital crowd funding and location based advertising application, announced today it will partner with Bonzi, an online management and registration software for youth and adult sports leagues. The integration of Check-in for Good to the Bonzi...

2013-08-23 20:21:31

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Pate, CEO of Bonzi Technology (www.gobonzi.com), announced the merger of GameOfficials.net (www.gameofficials.net ) with Bonzi. JJ Blodgett, the CEO of GameOfficials.net announced that he has relocated to Portland, Oregon to join the team at Bonzi Technology's home office. Amy Pate commented, "The merger is a very important step along the strategic growth path for Bonzi and Game Officials. It will enhance the leadership position we...

Illegal Ads And Adware Rampant On YouTube
2013-08-14 10:46:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Downloading videos from YouTube is generally frowned upon but, like many things on the Internet, where there’s a Google there’s a way. So, when users search for a YouTube video downloader, they are likely to find a plug-in that can suit their needs. Web security firm spider.io, however, has found that one company is disguising one such plugin to deliver ads to users; ads that YouTube wasn’t paid for hosting. The plug-ins,...

Lookout Mobile Security Firm Tracks Down Questionable Advertising Apps
2013-06-26 13:57:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Mobile Security firm Lookout is apparently living up to its name and is on the lookout for apps that feature questionable advertising tactics. On Wednesday the firm began naming and even shaming the ad networks involved. While the company noted that the majority of mobile ads are “A-OK,” it also warned that adware can get in the way of user privacy and can further capture personal information without proper notification. Even...

Earth Networks Part 4
2013-04-09 08:48:49

Part 4 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So far in the series, we´ve explored the Maryland-based company Earth Networks and their Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) with an eye on the previously unrealized technology necessary for the advances that made this severe weather alert system possible. Before ENTLN, the bread and butter of Earth Networks (originally AWS Convergence Technologies) was their downloadable...

Earth Networks Part 3
2013-04-08 08:46:14

Part 3 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the last installment of this series, we took a close-up look at the technology behind Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN). In part 3, we will look at the rate of false alarms put out by the ENTLN and compare those to the warning system utilized by the National Weather Service (NWS). We will also look at an anecdotal situation where Robert Marshall, CEO of Earth...

Earth Networks: Flying Under The Radar
2013-04-04 08:34:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Part 1 of redOrbit´s exclusive 6-part series. Last month, an article published on redOrbit profiled the NASA/NOAA GOES-R satellite. Slated for a 2015 launch, this amazing piece of geostationary technology is being touted for its potential to better predict severe weather conditions in the Western Hemisphere, and there can be no denying its importance to the advancement of meteorological science. A component of the GOES-R...

2013-03-29 23:00:27

Software review website Boffin has ranked SpyWare Doctor as the best anti-virus program, one that ensures computer protection and safety of personal data for its users. Nnew York City, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2013 A recently published anti-virus software review by the website Boffin declared Spyware Doctor to be the No. 1 anti-virus software to date. After thoroughly and objectively comparing and contrasting different anti-virus protection software products, the expert reviewers at Boffin...

2013-01-08 12:27:46

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GFI Software(TM) today released its VIPRE(® )Report for December 2012, a collection of the 10 most prevalent threat detections encountered last month. In December, GFI threat researchers found a handful of phony Google Play app markets hosting mobile Trojans as well as a number of spam email campaigns posing as messages from Amazon, PayPal and LinkedIn. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120330/NE79547LOGO ) "Cybercriminals often...