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2011-03-07 08:23:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Tax Day this year, Internet security company Webroot® is offering taxpayers nationwide the unique chance to send a little love to the IRS along with their tax returns. To take part in Webroot's free "Get on the IRS's Good Side" promotion, consumers simply visit www.webroottaxlove.com. Along with the opportunity to download Webroot Antivirus with Spy Sweeper® 2011 (SRP: $34.95), customers are...

2011-01-20 10:58:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spyware goes by many names, including adware, malware, crimeware, scumware and snoopware, but no matter what you call it, its purpose is still the same: to creep into your computer files and send hackers your personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. Once the information is in their hands, hackers can steal your identity, use your credit cards, siphon funds from your bank accounts, and more. Simply put: it's bad news and...

2011-01-12 11:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email viruses. But before you can protect yourself--and your system--against them, you must first understand what they are. Computer Virus Information A virus is a computer program that distributes copies of itself, even without permission or knowledge of the user. The three...

2010-11-18 10:30:00

BOULDER Colo., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no question that online shopping is convenient, especially around the holidays. And with special offers, like free shipping and online coupons - plus the option to shop wherever you are, even in the airport on the way to Mom's - it's no wonder more and more people are going online to shop for holiday gifts. In fact, 55 percent of holiday shoppers plan to buy at least half of their gifts online this year - up from 38 percent of...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses. "Webroot and Prevx share a common vision for revolutionizing what we believe is a market in need of...

2010-07-26 03:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced the availability of Webroot® Internet Security Complete, the company's newest consumer offering. Webroot Internet Security Complete introduces the most comprehensive protection for today's Internet user, integrating Webroot's enterprise-class cloud protection with technologies that secure what consumers care about the most: identity, privacy and personal data....

2010-03-30 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As the amount of activity on social networks continues to grow, more members are taking steps to protect their privacy but opportunities abound for security risks, according to new research commissioned by Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets. Webroot's second annual study surveyed more than 1,100 members of Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and other popular social networks. The...

2009-12-21 07:03:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, and AnchorFree, the creator of Hotspot Shield, the world's most popular free virtual private network that keeps consumers safe online, today announced a partnership to deliver a new consumer security and privacy offering to a large segment of Hotspot Shield's 7.5 million users worldwide. AnchorFree will launch the first ad-free version...

2009-12-09 06:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced Webroot® AntiVirus with Spy Sweeper was the top-selling security product in the U.S. retail market for the week ending November 28, 2009, capturing 32.8 percent of unit share, according to The NPD Group's Weekly Tracking Service. This period includes retail sales on Black Friday, when the holiday shopping season traditionally begins....

2009-10-22 10:37:00

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, announced Thursday (Oct. 22) that it has certified five vendors in detection and cleaning following its first round of testing security software designed for the just-released Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. ICSA Labs found that products from ESET, Microsoft, Norman, PC Tools and Webroot comply with its requirements for how well a product detects malicious code, such as...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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