Antispyware Added to Clients

28 November 2005

BitDefender announced today the release of a new version of the BitDefender Enterprise Client Professional Plus, the company's desktop security product aimed at corporate customers.

1000 not Round, Testers Complain

16 November 2005

BitDefender announced today the release of BitDefender Mail Protection for Enterprises Beta, the upcoming corporate e-mail security solution from BitDefender. The beta kit is at the center of an unusual contest, which challenges beta testers to find bugs in exchange for beer - 1000 bottles of beer, to be exact.

Second Variant of Sony DRM Trojan Detected and Prevented by BitDefender

11 November 2005

BitDefender, an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, announced today that its HiVE technology enabled the detection of a second variation of the Sony DRM backdoor Trojan, named Backdoor.IRC.Synd.B. This new variation of the highly publicized Trojan was proactively detected and blocked by the HiVE virtual environment included in all BitDefender products.

First Trojan Using Sony DRM Detected

10 November 2005

A new trojan which uses the cover provided by the Sony DRM component to hide has been detected by BitDefender Labs at 12.15 PM GMT today and is in the wild. This is the first ever observed instance of malware using the Sony DRM rootkit detected and analysed by Mark Russinovich.

BitDefender 9 Antispyware

06 November 2005

Long-time antivirus software outfit BitDefender is moving into a new market this fall, with the launch of <a href="" class="link10">BitDefender 9 Antispyware</a>, a spyware blocker and remover for personal computers.

Crash and Win - Beta Testing for Beer and Blood

28 October 2005

1000 beers await one of the Linux enthusiasts and professionals invited to crash^H^H^H^H test BitDefender Mail Protection for Enterprises Beta, the upcoming BitDefender antivirus and antispam solution for Linux e-mail servers. The most thorough beta tester will receive the aforementioned one thousand German beers and a trip to Romania, there to attend meetings with Count Dracula, the BitDefender development team and other local luminaries.

Virus Bulletin October Cert Goes to BitDefender

05 October 2005

BitDefender today announced that BitDefender for File Servers antivirus received the VB100% certificate from Virus Bulletin. The certification stands for a 100% detection rate for viruses included in Virus Bulletin magazine's wildlist.

BitDefender Internet Security Launched

14 September 2005

BitDefender announced today the launch of BitDefender Internet Security, a security package aimed at the home/soho markets which includes antivirus, antispyware, antispam/antiphishing, parental control and firewall modules.