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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,...

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...

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...


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