Panda Security and Facebook Expand Collaboration to Protect Users Against Malware

After six months of successful collaboration between the two companies, Facebook users have carried out more than 10,000 activations of Panda Internet Security 2013’s free six-month version. Facebook’s AV Marketplace will allow users to enjoy Panda Security’s malicious URL protection in four new languages

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We’re extremely happy with the results obtained from our collaboration with Facebook, which now extends to six different languages.

Orlanda, FL (PRWEB) April 11, 2013

Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced that its collaboration agreement with Facebook to protect the digital lives of users of the popular social networking site will continue extending its reach six months after its launch.

Facebook’s AV Marketplace will now allow users to enjoy Panda Security’s malicious URL protection in six languages total (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese), increasing the scope of the initiative.

Since the start of the promotion, six months ago, Facebook users have carried out more than 10,000 activations of Panda Internet Security 2013’s free six-month version.

“We’re extremely happy with the results obtained from our collaboration with Facebook, which now extends to six different languages. This joint initiative against malware has been extremely well-received by users. In fact, during the first six months of the promotion, users have carried out a total of 10,000 activations of our solution Panda Internet Security 2013,” explained Enrique Aguilera, VP Consumer Sales and Marketing at Panda Security.

About Panda Internet Security 2013

Panda Internet Security 2013 is specifically designed to protect users’ identity while using social networking sites and other Internet services. Its powerful URL filtering engine and safe browser module are particularly useful for users who want to preserve their privacy and security. Additionally, it can encrypt and password-protect private files and folders to prevent the theft of personal, banking and financial data or valuable multimedia content.

Panda Internet Security 2013 also includes Identity Protect, a module that provides anti-phishing protection, data leak prevention, and anti-dialer protection against unauthorized charged calls. Also, it delivers real-time protection against known and unknown threats by harnessing the knowledge and experience of millions of users through Panda’s unique cloud-based Collective Intelligence technology.

Every day, PandaLabs receives nearly 206,000 new files, 73,000 of which are new malware strains that Collective Intelligence automatically analyzes, classifies and remedies in 99.6 percent of cases. These technologies gather information on malware received from each computer to continuously improve protection levels for the worldwide Panda community. The 2013 product line leverages this huge knowledge base, offering users a more rapid response to the newest and most dangerous malware attacks.

Panda Internet Security 2013 includes a more modern, intuitive interface than ever before, and is compatible with Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system.

For more information about Panda Internet Security 2013, please visit: http://www.pandasecurity.com/spain/homeusers/solutions/internet-security/.

About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy, Panda Security collaborates with The Stella Project, a program aimed at promoting the incorporation into the community and workplace of people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. For more information, visit http://www.pandasecurity.com/.


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