Bitdefender Releases Quicker, Smoother Free Online Malware Scanner
QuickScan Scours Computers for Malware in Less Than a Minute
– Bitdefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative antivirus solutions, today released a faster, smoother version of its freeQuickscanonline tool that allows millions of users to check their computers for malware in less than a minute.
Using Bitdefender’s industry-leading technologies, last year QuickScan caught almost half a million infections. The new version has improved performance even further, boasts a number of fresh design changes, and works seamlessly with new browsers.
“The security of users is our paramount concern, and we are proud that QuickScan is one of the fastest and most effective way to check whether your computer is infected. Just ask the millions of people who used it last year,” said Razvan Costache, QuickScan’s product marketing manager. “We’re confident that these changes will make QuickScan an even more popular tool in the fight against malware and other online threats.”
QuickScan, which was accessed by 2.9 million users in 2011 and turned up almost half a million infections, is available as a small add-on for the most popular internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefoxand Chrome. Once installed, it takes just one click and 60 seconds for BitDefender QuickScan to check users’ PCs for free, allowing them to make an informed decision on whether they need help removing malware or installing further security protection.
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.
Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including "Product of the Year" by AV-Comparatives, "Best Repair 2012" by AV-Test, "Editor's Choice" and "The Best Antivirus for 2013" by PC Mag, that confirmed the antivirus software’s leadership status among security products.
More information about Bitdefender's products is available from the company's security press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, where readers can find stories from the underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software - and gossip.