BitDefender Lab▓s Top 10 Malware Chart for October Reveals a Flatter Curve

01 November 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ October 31, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today its Top 10 malware threats in October 2007. According to BitDefender Labs, this month's top ten threats make up 65.56 percent of all malware detected. The flatter malware curve seen in recent months continued in October, with the first three spots on the monthly top ten threats list occupied by generic signatures, detection rules which stand in for all the malware using a particular infection or obfuscation technique, and not a single piece of malware.


BitDefender Captures Spam Used to Influence U.S. Presidential Election

29 October 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ October 29, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, today found that a large wave of unsolicited e-mails exhorting the qualities of Ron Paul as a candidate for the U.S. presidency are being captured by BitDefender spam filters.


BitDefender Adds Detection for Apple iPhone Exploit

23 October 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ October 23, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, has updated its antivirus software solutions with signatures designed to detect malformed TIFF files created to exploit a vulnerability in the iPhone╝ Safari browser.


BitDefender and Tribeka Team Up for Security Software Delivery

22 October 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. √ October 22, 2007 √ BitDefender╝ and Tribeka have teamed up to provide an innovative way for customers to purchase software security solutions. Instead of the traditional method √ where a customer buys what the software provider has packaged together for them √ customers now have the ability to select the software elements they need for their particular computer security challenges.


Spoken Spam for Penny Stocks Hits the Net

19 October 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ October 19, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today spam emails for penny stocks containing mp3 files have started spreading over the internet.


BitDefender Opens U.S. Global Marketing Headquarters in Silicon Valley

12 October 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - October 9, 2007 - BitDefender, a global provider of award-winning antivirus and data security solutions, announced today the opening of its Silicon Valley office. The office, located at 650 Castro Street, in Mountain View, will act as the company's global marketing headquarters as well as a west coast North American sales office. The company also has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Bucharest, Romania.


BitDefender Lab▓s Top 10 Malware Chart for September Reveals a Flatter Curve

05 October 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ October 5th, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today its Top 10 malware threats in September 2007. According to BitDefender Labs, this month's top ten threats make up 64 percent of all malware detected, yet the peer-to-peer worm Puce.G accounts for only 11.1 of total detections, a far cry from when the Sasser or Blaster worms accounted for 60 - 80 percent of a month's malware by themselves.


BitDefender Total Security 2008 Earns Gold in PC Advisor Review

17 September 2007

BUCHAREST, Romania √ September 17, 2007 √ BitDefender╝, a global provider of award-winning antivirus software and data security solutions, today announced that BitDefender Total Security 2008 has achieved a Gold rating from PC Advisor. Products were reviewed based on ease of use, features, value, and were given an overall rating. BitDefender Total Security 2008 achieved 4.5 out of 5 stars in each category, with an overall rating of 4.5 stars.


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