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2010-11-05 13:11:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Internet security has never been easy to manage. But with the increasing sophistication of malware, plus the growing volume of spam that users receive directing them to malware sites--and the expanding numbers of ways threats can enter a network--these days, corporate Web security is downright challenging. To illustrate how big the problem is: One source* estimates that a large organization of 40,000 computer users will view 48 million...

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...

2010-08-31 12:30:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn...the list of social media sites people use almost daily seems to grow exponentially. And although these places may be bastions of free speech, collaborative thought and great destinations to mix and mingle with friends and family, they're also hotspots where malware threats distributed via social media spread like wildfire - and viruses and spyware lurk in places you'd least suspect them. Many of these social...

2010-07-30 10:11:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A disturbing Internet security trend is putting home PC users' identities at risk. Phishing Trojans, a kind of Internet security threat designed to steal your personal information and wreak other havoc on your PC, have been taking on new forms. In some cases, cybercriminals use them for "phishing" your log-in credentials and other sensitive information. In other cases, they're triggering phony antivirus programs to appear on your PC and trick you into...

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....

2010-07-15 06:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention Facebook and Twitter users: You're at risk. Last year, a survey from Internet Security experts at Webroot found that lots of people using social networking sites were taking the risk of financial loss, identity theft, and malware infection. Have things gotten any better? Well yes, but not by much. The Webroot Survey revealed that more of you are choosing safe behaviors -- like blocking profiles from being visible through public search...

2010-07-07 04:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced it has acquired BrightCloud, a Web content classification and security services provider. Webroot will integrate BrightCloud's technology with its own proprietary malware detection and security-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies to protect consumers and businesses worldwide. "Webroot is growing our business through investments in research and...

2010-05-04 06:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today introduced the industry's first vulnerability scanner delivered in the cloud as part of a Web security software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. The new service offers weekly and monthly tests for more than 400 common vulnerabilities found in the operating system, Web browsers, browser plug-ins, Microsoft Office and its components, media players, instant...

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...

2010-03-26 07:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced that dozens of higher education institutions, including the University of Missouri, Residential Life, Dallas County Community College District and the Trinity School for Ministry, have selected cloud-based security services from Webroot to protect them from data loss, network downtime and other security threats. At the University of Missouri,...


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