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2013-06-06 23:36:06

Panda Cloud Antivirus Free is one of the least resource-intensive solutions according to the prestigious testing antivirus authority. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that Panda Cloud Antivirus Free has been awarded VB100 certification after being tested alongside 40 other antivirus solutions in Virus Bulletin´s April comparative review on Windows XP SP3. This is the third consecutive time that Panda Security has obtained...

2013-05-23 12:30:07

- World's leading technology companies like Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft fell victim to cyber-attacks ORLANDO, Fla., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, has published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2013. Despite the numerous security incidents that took place during the first quarter of the year, the fight against cyber-crime is on the right track. Though...

2013-05-06 23:18:18

The worldwide average of infected PCs is 31%; U.S. falls below average with almost 28% of computers infected nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 PandaLabs, Panda Security´s anti-malware laboratory, today published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2013. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, more than six and a half million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware...

Malware "Police Virus" Accuses Users Of Illegal Activity, Demands Compensation
2013-02-21 16:29:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday PandaLabs, the anti-malware of Panda Security, announced that it had released new data that found cases of the so-called “Police Virus” are on the rise. However, this type of crime, known as ransomware or scareware, is not new. It holds a user´s computer hostage and demands payment — but does so by scaring users by claiming to come from legitimate law enforcement. Text that accompanies the...

2013-02-21 12:31:11

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released new data around the rise of the 'Police Virus.' Despite the arrest of the cyber-criminals allegedly responsible for the 'Police Virus' ransomware attacks, this infamous piece of malware has continued to infect thousands of computers around the world, according to data gathered by PandaLabs from December 2012 to February 2013. The vast majority of these infections...

2013-02-12 12:27:45

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released tips to help consumers protect themselves against Valentine's Day-themed scams. February 14(th) is quickly approaching and couples around the world are getting ready to celebrate with the traditional exchange of presents and romantic cards. Unfortunately, cyber-criminals are well aware of this, too, and take advantage of holidays like this to trick users and infect as many...

2013-02-06 12:29:26

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2012 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, 31.98 percent of all computers scanned around the world had malware. With the addition of 2012's numbers, the grand total of all malware samples in PandaLabs' database has reached approximately 125 million and PandaLabs...

2013-01-29 08:37:20

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the beta release of version 6.50 of Panda Cloud Office Protection Advanced, the first cloud-based endpoint security solution with protection for Exchange Server. Main new features of Panda Cloud Office Protection Advanced 6.50 beta include: URL filtering: Improved proactive detection for even better protection. The solution's technology and reporting capabilities allow deeper...

2013-01-22 08:36:54

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that it has won top honors in the Best Customer Experience Awards 2012 in the category of eCommerce Software. Sponsored by the Best Customer Experience Institute, these awards celebrate the best in quality, customer service and buying experience. This is the first edition of these awards, which gives more than 2,000 consumers in Spain the power to select the top companies in the country,...

2013-01-10 08:28:50

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that Panda Cloud Antivirus Free has been awarded VB100 certification after being tested alongside 33 other antivirus solutions in Virus Bulletin's December comparative review on Windows 8. This is the second consecutive time that Panda Security has obtained this certification, following Virus Bulletin's decision to allow cloud connection in their tests. VB100 Certification is granted...