Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 1:22 EDT

Latest Webroot Internet Security Essentials Stories

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...

2009-09-22 06:01:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DEMOfall 09 -- Webroot(R), a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, will unveil the beta version of its latest consumer security innovation, Webroot(R) Internet Security Complete, today at DEMOfall 09. Webroot Internet Security Complete uses a new, Web-based approach to protecting today's online consumers who use multiple computers and mobile devices to share sensitive personal information in an increasingly...

2009-06-24 07:03:00

Two-thirds share personal information with strangers - knowingly or unknowingly BOULDER, Colo., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of online social networks may be more vulnerable to financial loss, identity theft and malware infection than they realize, according to a new survey from Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets. Surveying over 1,100 members of Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and other popular social networks,...

2009-06-01 07:03:00

Company Recognized for Innovation in Delivering Leading Consumer Security Products BOULDER, Colo., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, has received a Best Buy Bravo! Award from consumer electronics retailer Best Buy. Best Buy recognized Webroot with a Bravo! Award for the company's innovation and performance in Best Buy's Subscription Software service. Through the program, customers can purchase...

2009-03-02 07:00:00

Latest upgrade aims to prevent newest digital threats from becoming digital disasters AMSTERDAM, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Identity theft is now the number one Internet-based crime and claims almost ten million online and offline victims at a cost of $48 billion in the US alone, according to the Javelin Strategy & Research, 2008 Identity Fraud Survey Report published last month. CIFAS, the UK's Fraud Prevention Service, estimates that identity theft is costing that country's economy over...

2009-02-03 07:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, has detected a phishing scam exploiting the names of the Federal Reserve Bank and other federal entities to fool consumers into clicking Web links that infect their PCs with spyware. A phony e-mail from the Federal Reserve Bank warns of a "large-scale phishing attack" on banks and credit unions that took place January 21. A link to "more detailed information about...

2008-12-23 15:15:00

Rogue Applications Trick Users Into Purchasing Phony Software And Sharing Personal Information; Hacks Extend Into Other Breaking News Topics BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading provider of security solutions for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, has detected a new string of rogue antivirus applications that use URLs related to Continental Flight 1404 and other current news to manipulate consumers into purchasing phony Internet security protection. The URLs link...

2008-11-12 09:00:21

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading provider of security solutions for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today released its latest research report, "State of Internet Security: Protecting Your Digital Life." The report reveals PC users are storing vast amounts of personal, professional and financial data on their home computers -- and 46 million users lost some, if not all, of their valuable data last year because it was left vulnerable to hardware failure,...

2008-11-11 09:00:18

Webroot, a leading security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced the latest release of Webroot(R) Web Security SaaS to further protect organizations around the world from the rapidly increasing amount of Web-borne threats. Web-borne malware increased more than 500 percent last year alone as cybercriminals developed new attack vectors like personal Webmail accounts, social networking sites, trusted websites and other Web 2.0 applications. According to...