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Avalanche Launches Enhanced ewido anti-spyware Software

  • 21 June, 2006 07:46

<p>--First to offer powerful combination of features such as generic unpacking of compressed malware, true memory scanning, heuristics, and binary signatures -</p>
<p>Avalanche Technology Group, distributors of GRISOFT’s award-winning AVG Anti-Virus in Australia and New Zealand, today announced the release of GRISOFT’s ewido anti-spyware 4.,0 extending its comprehensive protection against a wide array of security threats.</p>
<p>ewido anti-spyware is now the only anti-spyware software to include a powerful combination of advanced security features such as generic unpacking of compressed malware, true memory scanning, heuristics, and use of binary signatures providing the most thorough analysis of programs that place users’ computers at risk.</p>
<p>ewido anti-spyware also provides extended analysis tools that allow users to manually inspect their computers for suspicious activities by tracking running processes, start-up entries, current Internet connections, and detection of browser plug-ins. It supports Fast User Switching - a feature of Windows XP – that allows several users to be simultaneously logged onto a workstation without compromising security.</p>
<p>“Version 4.0 is the most advanced anti-spyware program available today,” said Grisoft’s Andreas Rudyk. “Its unique combination of the most advanced malware detection and user friendly features demonstrates our commitment to continuously develop and improve protection for our customers.”</p>
<p>Peter Cameron, Director of Avalanche, said “Our products now go beyond AVG Anti-Virus and AVG plus Firewall to provide a truly comprehensive malware solution. We can protect against rapidly growing threats like spyware, adware, dialers, keyloggers, trojans and worms. When combined with AVG Anti-Virus, our users can sleep a little easier knowing that we’re covering their backs,” Cameron said.</p>
<p>Product Availability
The ewido anti-spyware 4.0 is available from Avalanche’s website: http://www.avalanche.com.au for A$42.95 (inc GST) for ewido standalone, or a one year ewido plus AVG licence (bundle) is A$63.95 (inc tax). For users of previous ewido versions, the upgrade is free of charge.</p>
<p>About GRISOFT
www.grisoft.com
GRISOFT is a leading provider of antivirus, firewall protection and security solutions for consumers and SMEs. It is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry with more than 30 million users around the world that rely on GRISOFT AVG products to protect their computers and networks.
Established in 1991, GRISOFT employs some of the world’s leading experts in antivirus software, specifically in the areas of virus analysis and detection, software development, and antivirus support. GRISOFT award-winning products are distributed globally through resellers and the Internet as well as via AVG Anti-Virus Software Development Kit (SDK) to interested partners.</p>
<p>About Avalanche
www.avalanche.com.au
Established in 1997 and based in Melbourne, Avalanche Technology Group Pty Ltd is a wholly owned Australian company that distributes a range of innovative business software solutions to the Australian and New Zealand markets. The products, which focus on real business needs, provide outstanding technical solutions and exceptional value for the client.
Avalanche is the Australian and New Zealand distributor of Grisoft´s AVG Anti-Virus and ewido anti-spyware product range and FinePrint Software´s pdfFactory and FinePrint products. Avalanche has a 625-strong reseller network across Australia and New Zealand.</p>
<p>For more detailed information please contact:
Peter Cameron
Avalanche Technology Group
1300 855 005 (across Australia)
0800 855 005 (across New Zealand)
International: +61 3 9555 3949</p>
<p>Shuna Boyd
BoydPR
02 9418 8100</p>

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