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2010-11-10 09:00:00

BEIJING, Nov.10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetQin Mobile Inc., a global leader in mobile security services, today unveiled NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta, a free application for Android 2.0/2.1/2.2. As the first global application based on cloud-security platform, NetQin Anti-virus 4.2 Beta is designed to protect Android application against viruses and malware. New features of anti-lost and contacts backup also provide full protection for users' data. (Logo:...

2010-10-27 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, announced today the launch of Panda Cloud Antivirus version 1.3, the latest in its anti-malware service for home computer users. The release features a new security safeguard against malicious websites, as well as improvements to the user experience, in both the Free and Pro Editions. Users of both Cloud Antivirus products will continue to benefit from the real-time protection with minimal computer resource...

2010-07-08 12:53:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security today announced results from several independent product tests, demonstrating the effectiveness of the company's proactive and cloud protection technologies in detecting new malware while minimizing impact on users' PCs performance. In the two tests conducted by AV-Comparatives.org during 2010, Panda Antivirus Pro exceeded the malware detection capability of competitors Symantec, McAfee Kaspersky, Microsoft, Sophos and other main...

2010-06-03 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Cloud Antivirus, the first and only cloud-based anti-malware service to protect home computer users both on- and off-line, has been upgraded and expanded. The upgrade of Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition improves and extends the protection provided by the original free product, and Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro is a brand new commercial version of the product that delivers expanded support services and automation capabilities for greater...

2010-05-27 07:47:00

FAIRFAX, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading provider of proactive security solutions from single desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today announced the general release of Norman Security Suite PRO Version 8 for Valued Added Resellers and Managed Service Providers serving the U.S. market. One of many new capabilities includes the ability to detect and prevent installation of rogue antivirus programs currently plaguing PC users of the Internet. Today, millions...

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2010-04-28 06:35:00

Email messages notifying Apple iPad users of a new iTunes software update are fake, and can actually open up a remote access point for cyber criminals when downloaded, according to a warning from Romanian-based security firm BitDefender. However, the Windows PCs of iPad users are the devices being targeted, not the iPads themselves, according to Claudine Beaumont, Technology Editor for the UK paper The Telegraph. The emails are received via PC, and according to what BitDefender told the AFP...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

MEDINA, Ohio, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Command, Inc., a leading provider of antivirus, antispyware and Internet threat protection solutions for schools, businesses and enterprises, announced today that Vexira Antivirus was awarded the Virus Bulletin's VB100 award in April, 2010. The Virus Bulletin is one of the foremost antivirus testing and certification organizations in the world and is highly regarded within the antivirus industry. In order to display the VB100 logo, an...

2009-12-02 14:00:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced that its VIPRE Antivirus + Antispyware product has received the VB100 award from Virus Bulletin, the highly-respected independent comparative testing group, in the December 2009 issue of its online publication. The test was conducted on the Windows 7 platform and Sunbelt Software, in its first-ever entry into this prestigious test, successfully detected all "in the...

2008-10-30 09:00:17

The worldwide financial crisis sparked an increase in spam production following the initial mid-September collapse of Lehman Brothers Bank, Bank of America and AIG, according to BitDefender(R) researchers. As the world's stock markets crashed, spammers attempted to lure recipients by promoting services that claimed to eliminate or leverage debts, mortgages, and other fiscal or loan obligations. For example, a large spam wave targeting U.S. residents advertised the services of a company that...

2008-10-16 09:15:00

BitDefender(R) researchers have detected an IM-based spam wave automatically sent to accounts which promises a "hot date" if the Facebook's users access the typosquatted link, as depicted below. The fake Web site, which reproduces the genuine Facebook site extremely well, collects the log-in credentials using a php script. Users should pay extremely close attention to details, such as Web sites names and avoid following links received in e-mail or IM spam. Failing to do so might result in...