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2009-11-03 14:11:03

The spread of malicious software, also known as malware or computer viruses, is a growing problem that can lead to crashed computer systems, stolen personal information, and billions of dollars in lost productivity every year.

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2009-09-29 12:00:00

Microsoft released its free computer security package on Tuesday.

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2009-07-31 10:50:00

A popular laptop theft-recovery service that is embedded in notebooks made by HP, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, Gateway, Asus and Panasonic is actually a dangerous BIOS rootkit that can be hijacked and controlled by malicious hackers.

2009-07-30 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that its 2010 consumer solutions, which include Panda Antivirus for Netbooks, Panda Antivirus Pro 2010, Panda Internet Security 2010 and Panda Global Protection 2010 are now being sold in retail stores throughout the US.

2009-07-29 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced the general availability of a multi-year study that examines the proliferation of rogueware into the overall cybercriminal economy.

2009-07-20 03:30:00

MADRID, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security (http://www.pandasecurity.com), The Cloud Security Company, today announced the general availability of the Beta2 version of Panda Cloud Antivirus (http://www.cloudantivirus.com), the industry's first and only free, thin-client, cloud-based antivirus which halves the impact on computer performance compared with traditional antivirus products.

2009-07-07 11:22:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory has detected over one hundred Web pages, mainly hosted in China, modified to infect users by exploiting an unpatched Microsoft vulnerability.

2009-06-25 07:30:00

- Panda Antivirus for Netbooks, Panda Antivirus Pro 2010, Panda Internet Security 2010 and Panda Global Protection 2010 will be available for home users and professionals on June 25th - These new solutions are designed to offer maximum protection with minimal impact on PC performance - All products feature an 80 percent performance improvement (consuming just 8 MB of memory) and include innovative cloud technologies based on Collective Intelligence GLENDALE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ --...

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2009-06-19 05:45:00

Microsoft Corp is giving billion-dollar anti-virus companies a run for their money with the release of their competitive new PC security service, available for free demonstration next week.

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2009-06-11 05:50:00

Free anti-virus products by makers like Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc are facing new competition as Microsoft Corp is set to introduce a similar new product.


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