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2010-05-22 06:30:00

Canadian researchers warned on Friday of a new strain of advertising software that can infiltrate laptop computers linked to wireless networks in Internet cafes. University of Calgary computer science researchers have dubbed the potentially infectious ad software "Typhoid adware" for its ability to spread publicly through unsuspecting laptop users. The adware works in similar fashion to Typhoid Mary, the first identified healthy carrier of typhoid fever who spread the disease to dozens of...

2010-04-28 09:40:00

MEDINA, Ohio, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Antivirus and security company Thirtyseven4, LLC announced today the immediate availability of its Thirtyseven4 Educational (EDU) Program. Under the initiative, IT Directors, Technology Coordinators and Network Administrators of K-12 schools, colleges and universities can receive a free, twenty-five user license of Thirtyseven4's flagship product, Thirtyseven4 Antivirus for one year. Thirtyseven4 Antivirus is a five-in-one protection suite that...

2010-03-17 07:00:00

MEDINA, Ohio, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Command, Inc., a leading provider of antivirus, antispyware and antithreat solutions for schools, businesses and enterprises, announced today that schools across America are quickly switching to Vexira Antivirus and saving thousands of dollars and increasing Internet protection for students, faculty and staff. Educational institutions can purchase Vexira(R) Antivirus for as low as $1.29 per license. This unique program allows all educational...

2010-03-04 09:05:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of February 2010. The report, compiled from monthly scans performed by Sunbelt Software's award-winning anti-malware solution, VIPRE® Antivirus, and its antispyware tool, CounterSpy®, is a service of SunbeltLabs(TM). While seven of the top 10 detections found by Sunbelt...

2010-03-02 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA Conference-- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced an upgrade to its award-winning VIPRE® Antivirus + Antispyware product. The new version, now called VIPRE Antivirus 4.0, includes extensive under-the-hood enhancements and improvements that continue the company's rich heritage of providing powerful, high-performance desktop antivirus and antispyware protection. The company also...

2010-01-19 08:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security's industry acclaimed free antivirus service, Panda Cloud Antivirus, has received Microsoft's 'Compatible with Windows 7' certification after passing the company's quality checks for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Since the launch of Panda Cloud Antivirus on November 10, 2009, millions of users have enjoyed the simplest, most effective and easy-to-use protection on the market. Panda Cloud Antivirus is the world's first free...

2010-01-13 10:44:00

MEDINA, Ohio, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Antivirus and security firm Thirtyseven4, LLC announced today the availability of its' flagship product line, Thirtyseven4 Antivirus, a five-in-one protection suite that includes antivirus, antispyware, antimalware, antirootkit and data theft protection. Thirtyseven4 seeks to protect schools, universities, libraries, businesses, governmental agencies and home users with a robust, comprehensive security product. Assessing the financial crunch caused...

2009-12-21 07:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security today announced that Panda Cloud Antivirus, the company's free cloud-based antivirus, has earned the "Editors' Choice(TM)" distinction for free antivirus solutions from PCMag.com. PCMag.com security analyst Neil Rubenking, who recently reviewed Panda Cloud Antivirus, writes the following about the product: "It's a very good, very lightweight tool even when measured against the for-pay security antivirus available. And it's the best...

2009-12-09 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The latest State of the Internet 2009 report issued today by CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) states that the most notable 2009 online threats were rogue/fake security software, major search engines, social networks and Web 2.0 threats. The report, based on data compiled by CA's Global Security Advisor researchers, compiles trends from the first half of 2009. CA security researchers also offer predictions for the top Internet threats for 2010,...

2009-11-30 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunet, the developer of next generation Cloud-based AntiVirus technologies, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with Tokyo based SecureBrain Corporation for the distribution of Immunet Protect Cloud AntiVirus software in the Japanese market. Effective immediately, SecureBrain will distribute gred AV accelerator, a version of Immunet Protect AntiVirus software localized for the Japanese market. SecureBrain will...


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